Friday, June 24, 2011

YOU KNOW YOU ARE A RUNNER WHEN:

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  • You have a collection of safety pins from your race bibs.
  • You have more running clothes than regular clothes in your laundry pile.
  • You get an invitation in to some event and you automatically think about what race the date will conflict with.
  • At least one of your web site usernames or e-mail addresses has the word "RUN" or "RUNNER" in it. (guilty as charge!)
  • Your toenails are black. If it haven't fallen yet.
  • Your shoes have more miles on them than your car does.
  • You have chafing in strange places.

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  • Your friends go on the elevator and you beat them on the stairs.
  • You start the race in shorts and finish in a G-string.
  • Your Christmas list includes more than one pair of running shoes.
  • Gatorade is your drink of choice.
  • You start to crave Power Bars.
  • Your favorite food group is carbohydrates.
  • You are running in your dreams.
  • You always stretch while waiting in the lunch line.
  • You're running and you don't know why.
  • Your feet are comparable to rawhide.
  • You routinely race dogs down the street...and win.
  • Your calves are bigger than your biceps.
  • Some little kid wants to know why you're running in your underwear.
  • You refer to puke as a normal bodily function.
  • You have a very distinct "watch tan" and sports bra tan (for the ladies) and shorts tan, i.e. your thighs are as white as your rear.
  • Ibuprofen is your recreational drug of choice.
  • While everyone is sleeping you are up running, and while everyone is awake you are sleeping.
  • Your first thought when you look at the weather forecast is, "When can I fit in my runs?"
  • You've had your running shoes for three months and you know it's already time to replace them.
  • You know how to correctly spell and pronounce plantar fasciitis.
  • When you hear PR, you automatically think "personal record", not "public relations".
  • Your Facebook or Twitter updates frequently involve running.
  • You frequently get asked, "When's your next race?"

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