Enjoying Life one RUN at a Time

You Know You are a Runner When… (20 Reasons)

1. You have an unusual amount of pictures of your feet.

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2. The only bracelet that you wear on a consistent basis is your Garmin.

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3. You envy other runners you see on the road..while still cheering them on, of course.

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4. You sleep in your running clothes so you are more motivated to leave the warmth of your covers in the morning.

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5. You realize that you will never be a foot model.

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6. Large amounts of complex carbs and nut butters are consumed. When training for a race, Sam’s Club or Costco memberships are a good idea.

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7. Long run Saturday mornings are earlier than most weekdays.

8. You know what the term “fartlek” means.

9. The cold never bothered you anyways. (I’m sorry, I couldn’t resist)

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10. You feel like you are missing something when you have not been in a race for more than 2 months…

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11. Smoothies are eaten around the clock any time of the year.

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12. Some of your deepest friendships and conversations have happened through running.

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13.  Race shirts are repeatedly worn and loved.

14. Treadmill running may not always be a favorite, but you still run 10 miles just because.

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15. Races on birthdays are completely normal.

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16. Rest days are torture.

17. Ice wraps are a regular occurrence.

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18. NUUN energy tablets are better than candy.

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19. Tan lines can either be awesome or embarrassing.

20. Last, but not least, you start collecting race medals, trophies, and race bibs.

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 I could go on for a very long time, but I will spare you.

So what do you think? Anyone else a runner out there. If so, do you agree? What other things do you notice as a runner?

Catch you all tomorrow for Thinking out Loud!