The November issue of Runner’s World will feature Tour De France winner and rubber bracelet manufacturer Lance Armstrong on its cover. Armstrong, who, in the spirit of Diddy and Oprah before him, is prepping to run his first New York City marathon November 5, gives an “exclusive interview” to magazine about his forthcoming five-borough devirgining, including his defiance of Nike’s outfit proposal:
The Nike guys came down and were like, “Here’s what you’re going to wear in the marathon.” And they brought these little short things. I said, “No, I’m not.” I’m running in, like, basketball shorts. That’s what I run in every day.
Armstrong’s ex-wife, Kristin, is a contributing editor to Runner’s World, who took up running shortly after their split.