letter to our Non Runner Friends

 

There have many countless of articles of what it is like to live with a”runner” this is why I would like to write about what it is like to live with a person who doesn’t understand your “love for running”!!!

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Here goes…………..

Dear Non Runners,

After a lot of thought and desire to not hurt anyone’s feelings, I want you to take a little time and read our “thoughts on paper”.

Yes I know, it may become truly weary…. even drab, listening to someone constantly boring you stiff on how much they ran, which part of their body hurts, how their next training schedule should be like…….the list goes on – I know I have said the same things a million times to the same person.  But what about the importance of sharing in your partners’ achievements, even if it is with one ear, then “bravely” changing the subject… we will get the picture and love you more for “listening” so hard!!!!!  Turning a deaf ear is so easy and anyone can do it!!

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the “reward” of a medal after a race

We fall under the category of runners that want their ribboned medal at the finish line. This “hunk of bling” represents our achievement, and rewards our effort!!On the other hand, there are runners that feel that “the bag of goodies” we get upon enrollment and the medal at the end is boring and just adds an extra cost to the race. Continue reading