Carl’s Hat Wins Marathon: a short story
By Jeff Posey
Published: April 20, 2012.
At age ninety-two, the last surviving player from Super Bowl XXI in 1987, Carl decides to win the New York Marathon or die trying.
And that’s exactly what he does. In front of the world’s cameras, he crashes to the ground, finished. But his hat doesn’t stay finished. Runner after runner picks it up and relays it to the front-runners, where a battle of epic proportion ensues to get Carl’s hat acro