Today In Hip-Hop: Diddy Runs The 2003 New York City Marathon

On this day, November 2, in hip-hop history…

2003: Ten years ago today, Diddy ran the New York City Marathon. As part of a charity program coinciding with the run, Diddy raised $2 million dollars for New York City kids in the process. Despite suffering from severe leg cramps for over half the race, Diddy crossed the finish line in our hours, 14 minutes and 54 seconds.

“I’ve never experienced mental or physical pain like that,” Combs told reporters after he ran the 26.2 miles “But it was a beautiful experience.”