10 Surprising Things That Only Happen to Runners

    • Allie Burdick
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    • February 28, 2017

    Like any club or group you belong to, there are specific characteristics that define and speak to what you are collectively. For runners, a lot of those defining things are disgusting (snot rockets), inappropriate to share at dinner (relieving yourself in public) or just downright incomprehensible to the non-runner (spending the equivalent of a car payment on a race entry).

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    10 Super Powers Runners Wish They Had

    • Ashley Miess
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    • February 27, 2017

    In a dream world, what super powers do you wish runners had? Maybe it’s a GPS chip embedded into your brain that tells you the location of the nearest porta-potties on your run. Perhaps it’s an ability to grow a new hair tie out of your wrist when you’re in need. We asked you to tell us your ideas. Your responses were so awesome, we compiled 10 of them into an infographic! Enjoy!

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    When Nature Calls: 5 Reasons Not to Hate on Race Porta-Potties

    • Dianne Schramm
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    • February 27, 2017

    Certain things happen before a race. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 5K or marathon, the pre-race rituals are always present. They begin with an announcer pumping up the runners with a passionate speech about the race.

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    The 10 Stages of Getting Up Early for a Morning Run

    • Katherine Lackey
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    • February 27, 2017

    It’s never easy setting your alarm to get up before the sun rises to squeeze in a run, but it is always worth it. That being said, here are the 10 stages of grief getting up for an early morning run.

    1. The night before: You set your alarm. For 5 a.m. That’s 5 freaking a.m. You’re sure you want to do this, right?

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    The 25 Most Kick-Ass Things About Running

    • Beth Risdon
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    • February 27, 2017

    Have you ever been asked why you run? It appears that the non-running world simply does not understand why we are compelled to routinely tie up our shoes and head out for runs regardless of weather, time of day or how busy we are. 

     

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