With all of the good that technology brings there are also the downfalls. And by downfalls I literally mean people falling down. Have you ever seen someone attempt to text while walking or running? If not, check out a few of these hilarious texting fails.

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We are anticipating seeing some of these fails at our Insane Inflatable 5K race this August as people attempt to slide, bounce and run through the obstacle courses while documenting it on their cell phones.

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While it may be okay to laugh about someone walking into a door or bouncing down an obstacle while texting it goes to show you how someone can get so distracted so easily by one message. It is a very dangerous distraction not only while walking but especially when driving a vehicle.

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According to the Institute for Highway Safety, 11 teens are killed each day due to cell phone related accidents. It is a serious issue that concerns every cell phone owing individual.

We hope that you join Townsquare Media at our Insane Inflatable 5K race August 27th and we also ask that you join us in taking the pledge to not text and drive by clicking on the link below.

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This blog was written by Nicole Alexander, a freelance writer at Townsquare Media Atlantic City.