In 2009, Sen. Dick Lugar acted as “grand marshal” of a DC-area chug-n-run:
The group of athletes came up with the idea last year as a season-ending blowout, Aronson explained. The rules are simple: Chug one beer before each of the four laps, and eat a hot dog between laps two and three. “The idea is to do something relatively short, relatively painless, and increase the likelihood that somebody would throw up,” said Aronson.
Lugar described the racers as “very high-spirited.”
You just can’t find public servants like this anymore.