bitter festivus celebrator wrote:
-Articles like "10 things runners do" that i see all over social media - and it's actually all things hobbyjoggers do that real runners never do.
-The popularity of running is so annoying. Races have diminished into community events where people pay $40 for a shirt and participation medal. Only a handful of people really belong to be there and the rest are participation joggers who self-identify as Runners.
-People who think running longer distance is harder than shorter distances (no comprehension of intensity) and say you should "upgrade" distance, professing things like "10k is twice as hard as 5k because it is twice as far".
-Winning a road race and the costume contest winners get a better prize
-Not being able to find a 1 mile road race that isn't a kid's race (because people think shorter distances are easier)
-People's obsessions with shoes. Just wear what's comfortable. Your race times are like 99% training and 1% shoe, diet, hydration, and other crap.
-Never being able to train on the local track because it's full of football and soccer losers hogging lanes 1-2 with equipment, even though they have 3 other fields they could be practicing on.
-Multi-distance races that have shared starting and/or finishing times and then you merge with walkers when you should be finishing alone.
-Joggers who do mock celebration poses when getting their photo taken at the finish line, and then their picture gets featured on the website instead of the winner's
-Motivational phrases and memes on social media such as "it doesnt matter how slow you are" that diminish the hard work real runners put in
-People who confuse bulk with fitness and say you need to lift weights or eat more
you that have to complain about stupid $hit that doesn't amount to a hill of beans compared to things that really are important. You people can all go to hell!