In this episode, Allen, who was at the Javits Center while attending the New York City Marathon Expo ahead of the annual race, shares his changing experience of the marathon over time. After many years of running in the race, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and other health issues which left him unable to run. Instead of giving the experience of the NYC Marathon up completely, he now walks from start to finish.
1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters.
Music featured in this episode: “May 1st” by Beach Fossils
Meet Maia Macdonald, longtime BTR producer and host. Also, we review new movie, ‘Pain and Glory.’ Plus a preview of Jesca Hoop’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session. | listen
A short film featuring NYC artist and musician Joanna Sternberg. | watch