Best Time of Your Life: Finishing Last in the Philadelphia Marathon, 2011

7:29:37 hour performance

 

In this performance I run a marathon with the goal of finishing in last place. A marathon is structured to propel runners through 26.2 miles in the shortest amount of time, and my last place performance both fails to succeed and succeeds to fail. Treating the race, and its accompanying rules and rituals, as a malleable form, I aim to explore our relationship to winning and defeat, success and failure.