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Actor Sean Astin (‘The Lord of the Rings,’ ‘Rudy,’ ‘The Goonies’) discusses his running, including three L.A. Marathons. Actor Sean Astin — a.k.a. Samwise Gamgee in “The Lord of the Rings” — trekked across much of Middle-earth wearing hairy prosthetic feet.
It’s easy to be motivated with a legion of orcs on your tail. But on the streets of Los Angeles on regular old Earth, Astin must find the drive to run from within. On March 18, Astin ran the L.A. Marathon for the third time — but as he explained in a recent interview, he doesn’t always find it easy to push himself to lace up those shoes.
In this article by By James S. Fell, Special to the Los Angeles Times.
Sean didn’t say anything about running to keep crazy female fans from touching his hair so we are safe!
Sean Astin answers 5 Questions about running
Tell me how you got into running.
That’s kind of a bizarre approach to training. What’s going on here?
When you’re not running, do you miss it?
Tell me about your marathon experiences.
Being as you played Sam Gamgee, I have to ask: What’s your opinion on barefoot running?
Five Questions: Sean Astin