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RE: Whats the 5k finishing time that's required to remove the hobby jogger label?

Kerrect wrote:

[quote]Yio wrote:

[quote]Tyreek wrote:

Sub-13.30. Otherwise it's not a pro 5k career


geez...I can understand the "pro athlete" career, I was looking for more of the transition from hobby jogger to runner. We only have one race a year when people get times like that around here.[/quote]

But that was the correct answer. If you're not a pro, it's a hobby. If you're looking for a softer definition, it's exactly what OvO said. You can have a 22:00 runner that trains seriously and cares about improving. They're a runner. It's not at all about speed once you get in to the fake definition.[/quote]

Amateur Olympians are Hobbyjoggers. 21 minute 5k runners who earn $$ by winning their age group are Runners. Got it. Idiot.

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