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You know you’re with a runner…

You know you’re with a runner…

Runner’s plan: “I’m really going to make yoga a part of my training this time. I need to work on stretching and balance and I’m going to do it weekly and it’ll be great!” Runner’s reality: “I saw someone with a yoga mat while I was on my run today, that counts, right? And I … Continue reading

You know you’re with a runner…

Running is not necessarily a pursuit that can be associated with pleasant scents, but you know you’ve got a runner on your hands when they get a new pair of sneakers and before they put them on for that first run they slowly open the lid, bend over, inhale deeply, hold it, sit up, and … Continue reading

You know you’re with a runner…

You know you’re with a runner when you try and plan things for Saturday AND Sunday and their response is, “You don’t understand, I NEED MY LONG RUN TIME.” They then proceed to tell you again about how integral the long run is. And you realize that you need them to go on a long … Continue reading

You know you’re with a runner…

Bermuda Edition, Part 2! When the person you are with can quickly translate kilometers into miles, but only really in increments of 5 kilometers. And they get incredibly excited to learn that when they run on this road in Bermuda, they are breaking the law for speeding. That’s right, THERE ARE ROADS WHERE YOU’RE GOING … Continue reading

You know you’re with a runner…

Bermuda Edition! You know you’re traveling with a runner when they see how men are dressed for work and their first thought is, “Everyone here must run! They’re all wearing shorts and compression socks!” And they tell everyone how they, too, like to match their compression socks to their shirts.

You know you’re with a runner…

When the bathroom (and/or port-o-potty) is not immediately available due to a line or distance and your initial reaction is to just walk to another one and your female friend suggests just holding something up so you can go right there. It’s cool, she’s got toilet paper. Your response of, “but there are people around … Continue reading

You Know You’re With a Runner…

You Know You’re With a Runner…

When they’re very well acquainted with the anatomy of the human body. As long as it’s below the hip flexors. And if it’s above the hip, you’re getting nothing more specific than “core,” unless someone’s having GI problems and then everyone needs to talk about it. In detail.

You know you’re with a runner…

You know you’re with a runner…

You know you’re with a runner when they are willing to run without a shirt but regardless of how hot it may be the knee socks are non-negotiable. “THEY’RE NOT JUST SOCKS THEY’RE COMPRESSION SLEEVES.”

You know you’re with a runner…

You know you’re with runners when suddenly everyone is talking about their bowel movements like it’s totally normal and you suddenly know everyone’s poop schedule and how it fits into their running routine. And if you’re a runner, this  conversation won’t phase you at all. And yes, that’s right, people actually look at a pee … Continue reading