Sir Charles Barkley made an appearance at the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia yesterday, but it was not his running skills that caught people’s attention. Instead, it was Rusty Burrell, a Virginia-based runner, who caught people’s eye by dressing up as a character during the race. Last year, Burrell ran the same 10-mile race as Allen Iverson, dribbling a basketball and wearing an Iverson jersey. This year, he ran the race dressed in a full Sean Taylor uniform.
Barkley Stops by Broad Street Run to See Family
While Sir Charles Barkley was not running the race, he did stop by to see his family who were taking part. Fox 29 reporter Steve Keeley captured a video of Barkley, dressed in a Sixers uniform, dribbling a basketball while running at a sub-8 minute mile pace. Some people in the comments questioned the accuracy of the pace, but regardless, Barkley seemed to be having a good time.
Rusty Burrell and His Running Character Costumes
Rusty Burrell has made a name for himself by running races dressed up as various characters. Last year, he dressed up as Allen Iverson and dribbled a basketball during the Broad Street Run. This year, he dressed up as Sean Taylor, complete with helmet and shoulder pads, for the D.C. Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. Burrell’s dedication to his costumes is admirable, and his costumes provide a fun distraction for other runners during the race.
Steve Keeley, Fox 29 Reporter, Joins the Race
Steve Keeley, a reporter for Fox 29, took a break from his usual crime reporting to run the Broad Street Run. He managed to capture some footage of Sir Charles Barkley and his sub-8 minute mile pace, which sparked some debate in the comments section. Keeley seemed to be enjoying the race, even if he wasn’t breaking any records.
Weight Watchers Helping Sir Charles Barkley
While Sir Charles Barkley may not have been running in the Broad Street Run, he has been making headlines recently for his weight loss journey. Barkley has been using Weight Watchers to help him lose weight and has seen great results so far. His dedication to his health is admirable and serves as a reminder to others to take care of themselves, even if it means making some lifestyle changes.
Overall, the Broad Street Run in Philadelphia was a fun event, with runners like Rusty Burrell and Steve Keeley adding some entertainment to the race. Sir Charles Barkley’s appearance only added to the excitement, and his dedication to his health is a great example for others to follow.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Charles Barkley?Charles Barkley is a retired professional basketball player who played in the NBA for 16 seasons. He was a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets. After retiring from basketball, Barkley became a television analyst for TNT’s coverage of NBA games.
What is the Broad Street Run?The Broad Street Run is a 10-mile race that takes place annually in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The race starts at the Central High School Athletic Field and ends at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.
Who is Rusty Burrell?Rusty Burrell is a runner from Virginia who is known for dressing up as various characters during races. He has previously dressed up as Allen Iverson and Sean Taylor for the Broad Street Run and D.C. Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, respectively.
Who is Steve Keeley?Steve Keeley is a reporter for Fox 29 in Philadelphia who covered the Broad Street Run and captured footage of Charles Barkley running in the race. Keeley is known for his coverage of breaking news and crime stories in the Philadelphia area.