Mark Remy

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About Mark Remy

THANK YOU! YOUR SUPPORT KEEPS DUMB RUNNER INDEPENDENT AND AD-FREE!
Hi,

I'm Mark Remy, creator of  DumbRunner.com—an independent, ad-free website aimed at runners who (a.) like to laugh, (b.) think running can and should be simple, and (c.) are fed up with sources that apparently aren't on board with (a.) and (b.).

As a longtime runner (28 marathons), writer (5 books, 10 years as a staffer or contributor to Runner's World), and wise-ass (7 1/2 years publishing the satirical online column Remy's World), I felt I was uniquely positioned to launch a website like Dumb Runner. So in November 2015, I did it.

Here's What I Do
Three days a week or more, I publish articles, reader Q&A, digital "posters," and other stuff. Every Friday morning, I mail  a newsletter called The Dumb Digest—a fun roundup of that week's news (running and otherwise) and other items of interest to weird runners. In addition, I answer readers' questions, on running or whatever people feel like asking.

Here's Why I'm on Patreon
I don't accept ads, because ads are ugly and annoying. I don't do slideshows, which are bullshit, or "sponsored posts," which are gross. (Unless, of course, they're from the good folks at Pratt & Whitney Commercial Jet Engines.) I am independent. This means that I write with one audience, and one audience only, in mind: You. It also means that I depend on you to help pay the bills.

Here's What I'm Asking You to Do
If you value what I'm doing and how I'm doing it, please click the orange BECOME A PATRON button at the top of this page. Commit to a monthly pledge, in any amount. (Or you can donate via PayPal, if that's more your speed.)

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Patreon is simple and secure—you enter your info once, choose a level of support that works for you, and you're set. Your credit card will be charged that amount each month, like an auto-pay bill. You may edit or end your pledge any time you wish.   

At the risk of sounding like an NPR pledge drive: Think of all the laughs and good times that Dumb Runner delivers to you each month. Isn't that worth a few dollars?

I hope you'll agree that it is.

Thanks. I appreciate your help.

Yours,
Mark
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