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... you're perpetually bitter and morose.
You skip homecoming for mile repeats because you're pissed about the time you ran in the race earlier that day.
...when your car is stolen you're most upset about losing your pre-race music and favorite pair of spikes in the trunk
|i run with scissors|
you find yourself writing out race/workout splits and your weekly milage in your notebook during class instead of listening to the professor lecture
Haha, I do that at work sometimes.
|i run with scissors|
actually...i do it whenever i have a paper and something to write with
...You know the difference between a runner and jogger... and you hate when the ignorant call what you do "jogging".
...You cry when you sprain your ankle on a run, not because it hurts but because it might interrupt your training schedule.
...you run on it anyhow.
...Living in London is not so bad because it's got great running weather.
...Your "jogging" friends are afraid to run with you... and you're secretly glad.
You never sprain your ankle badly enough to miss any running, even though you regularly run on rocky trails.
...your off week is when you go to basketball camp.
...you think 401k is a long race.
...you skip your family fishing vaction to Canada because you don't want it to interupt your training.
You keep running AFTER passing out from exhaustion, while still unconcious.
When people ask you why you didn't stop when you knew you were about to pass out, you say it never occured to you to stop.
you plan on going an easy short 10 miler, but feel so good you accidentally do 20 without realizing it.
You wake up after a night of hard drinking, with one hell of a hangover and the first thing that comes to mind is....I gotta get to the trails for my sunday morning run
you do "hurdle shots"....hurdle over someone into an immediate double shot (not to be done near the end of the night)
Your first thought about vacationing is "are their any good trails?"
not enough time to read all of this but;
not slowing down with one arm swinging and the other cramed into your tights keeping things warm because you under dressed.
...you decide not to go on your family vacation, because it going to sea level would really screw with your aerobic base.
...the only things that are affraid of you are birds and bunnies, and thats only because they dont hear you coming up behind them.
...you fall asleep earlier than your 2 year old cousin.
You believe that the stars of ALL other sports are dopers but the best runners are champions solely from hard work and motivation.
You also believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and that both Elvis and Pre faked their deaths.
|Dark at night|
Best one in the whole list. I definately do this. So much so that it earned me a 1.5 my first semester in college.
this is gay[quote]keino wrote:
Tried running on a crowded street in Bangkok, Thailand
You Might Be A Runner If...
...your shoes have more miles on them than your car does
...you have chafing in strange places.
...people say, "You run three miles...at once?"
...the most enjoyable time you've had all month is a day off from practice.
...your coach won't give you a ride home.
...you can spit while running.
...you go to a golf course to run.
...your friends go on the elevator and you beat them on the stairs.
...you finish the race looking like you wrestled a bear and you don't care.
...your temper is shorter that the distance that you ran.
...you'd rather run to school than drive.
...you combine phrases like "10 mile run" and "Easy Run" in the same breath.
...you can eat your weight in spaghetti.
...a meal involves more than 3 servings!
...if you schedule dates around meets.
...you spend more on training clothes than school clothes.
...you wear those same training clothes to school regularly.
...your chest is as flat as your back.
...you feel lost without your water-bottle.
...you have running withdrawl if you don't run everyday.
...you wake up every morning in pain.
...gatorade is your drug of choice.
...you give up homecoming to go to a Meet.
...your Saturdays for the next 4 years are ruined.
...you can see your ribs thru your shirt.
...you enjoy running hills.
...you start to crave Power Bars.
...your favorite food group is carbohydrates.
...when you do bad you get to play longer.
...you are always hungry.
...your running in your dreams.
...you have no life besides running.
...your weekends are shot.
...you can sharpen an axe blade on your calves.
...you consider school as just a break between runs.
...you always stretch while waiting in the lunch line.
...you own spandex in more than 1 color...your watch is more expensive and complicated than your car.
...you never look behind you.
...you don't know what an "off-season" means.
...you drink more water than Free Willy
...you have 3% or less body fat
...you talk to your coaches more than your parents
...you'd rather run than watch T.V.
...your calves are bigger than your biceps
...your cookie jar is filled with bagels
...there are more miles on your running shoes than the odeometer of your car
...you can't go a day without some little brat saying run forest run
...you have a very distinct watch tan, sports bra tan, and spandex tan
...your heart rate is below 50 and your not dying