...you plan all your vacations around races or other running related things.
Example: In November I flew to Seattle to visit the Brooks headquarters and drove from OK to Charlotte, NC with a bunch of HS kids for Footlocker regionals. Jan- Driving to Houston for the Houston Marathon. Feb-Driving to Boulder for XC Nationals. April-Driving to Lawrence, KS for the Kansas Relays. May-Driving to Colorado Springs for the Club Marathon Relay national champs.