Saturday, March 1, 2008


"Hey Delilah"-- Was it one of your favorite songs last year, or did you change it every time it came on?
Either way, you couldn't miss this number one song by the Plain White T's.

But did you know the story behind the song? Delilah is a real person-- Delilah DiCrescenszo is a serious track athlete, a steeplechaser and cross country runner who ran for Columbia University and is presently trying to qualify for the Olympics while an assistant coach at Bryn Mawr College. Here is a clip from MSNBC that tells her story and the story of the song:

And here is an interview with Delilah conducted by Amby Burfoot of Runners World:

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