James is reading Runner’s Race* magazine. He runs a few times a week. Tina’s friend competes in 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons.
James is training for a charity race next month. It's for the Children’s Hospital*. He bought new running shoes at the mall*. But he won’t win the race. He doesn’t run very fast.
(in the Jungle Café)
Tina: What are you reading, James?
James: Good morning, Tina. I’m reading Runner’s Race*. It’s a magazine about running.
Tina: Are you a big runner?
James: Sure. I run a few times a week.
Tina: One of my friends runs a lot. He competes in races all around the country.
James: Does he run marathons?
Tina: No. But he runs 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathons.
Susie: Those are nice running shoes.
James: Thanks, Susie. I bought them at the mall* yesterday. I’m doing a lot of running these days.
Susie: Nice. Are you training for something?
James: Yes. I’m training for a charity race next month. It's for the Children’s Hospital*.
Susie: Will you win a prize?
James: That’s not likely, because I don’t run very fast. But I’ll have fun.
- What race is James running next month?
Do you like to run? Why or why not?