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Today's Word: "McRunner"

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Mar 10, 2011 5:42PM

2011_3_10_mcd.jpg The Sun-Times reports today on a Palatine man who's training for the Los Angeles Marathon while eating at McDonald's every day. Joe D'Amico is hoping to beat his personal best time of 2 hours, 36 minutes and he's been eating his three quares a day under the Golden Arches for the past two weeks. “My wife told me I was crazy,” D'Amico said. We'd be inclined to agree. But with all the training D'Amico has done (which he's charted in detail at, he's pretty lean. And that's a lot of carbs and fat to burn off.

D'Amico said there's no political or social statement behind why he's on a McDonald's diet while training for the March 20 race. He just loves running and loves McDonald's.