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Ben Kaplan

Ben Kaplan writes a weekly column on running for the National Post, as well as covering the music scene for the newspaper and interviewing celebrities such as Mel Brooks, Barry Manilow, Snoop Dogg, and Joan Rivers. He also teaches a weekly "Learn to Run" course at the Running Room. Born in Brooklyn, he was an editor at GQ and staff writer at New York Magazine, and has written for The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Runnner's World, and Spin, among other publications.