A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 01, 2013
“Blisters are braille for ‘awesome‘“ (running saying)

"Blisters are braille for ‘awesome’” is a jocular running saying that’s been displayed on signs at several marathons. “Blisters are Braille for Awesome!” was first cited on Twitter on May 23, 2012.


Twitter
Boot Camp Babes
‏@BootCampBabesAZ
Blisters are Braille for Awesome! #WednesdayWisdom http://fb.me/1Mkfl3xlH
4:23 PM - 23 May 12

Twitter
P Mark Taylor
‏@Wise_Running
Blisters are Braille for “Awesome!” pic.twitter.com/df4akkIj
6:45 AM - 30 Jul 12

Best Race Signs
Blisters are Braille for “AWESOME”
Posted: March 8, 2013 | Author: Jill
(This sign is shown—ed.)

Running Slowly 2 the Finish
Sunday, April 7, 2013
A PR with a Lesson…
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One of my favorite signs was “Blisters are braille for Awesome!”

The Adventures of Three Piece and Real Thigh
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
We Are The Champions OR: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love (tolerate) The Pain
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A group of sorority girls around mile 10 held up signs that said “Blisters are braille for ‘Awesome’”. I had never been more motivated to keep on keeping on.

RunningAHEAD Forums
Funny signs you have seen during a race
Birdwell
posted: 5/27/2013 at 5:00 PM
modified: 5/27/2013 at 5:32 PM
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“Blisters are Braille for awesome!”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Thursday, August 01, 2013 • Permalink