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There isn't a swoosh to be found at this race

Swedish models running in stiletto heels? Jim Caple didn't have to be asked twice to cover this race. Story

Originally Published: October 3, 2008
By Jim Caple | Page 2

MALMO, Sweden -- When I learned Glamour magazine was sponsoring a race of young Swedish models running in stiletto heels, I didn't picture this: a runner with a pirate cap, an eye patch, red eyebrows drawn with a magic marker and, gulp, a beard.

"Trust me, this is the first time I've ever run in heels," contestant Erik Ponnert said. "My friends signed me up. It's part of my bachelor party."

Yeah, sure. Whatever you say, Erik. I believe you.

I was in Copenhagen, ...

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