27 Mar '12, 12am

Do you like 20 mile runs? Yeah, me either.

Do you like 20 mile runs? Yeah, me either.

This time of year, there are a few posts that you’ll see popping up on blogs: OMG, the weather is sooooo amazing!! I finally got to run without any snot-cicles! My coach/training plan is evil, no human should ever have to run this much. I’m going to punch running in the face. Hooray! Race Report! Free watered down gatoraide! Oh my god, that run was so hot I think my face melted off. Why am I chaffing there!? Saturday, I was scheduled for 20 miles that would cap off a 67 mile week. For the record, I hate 20 milers. Hate them like Charlie Sheen hates rehab. I do them because they are a necessary evil for marathon training and they make my friends and family ohh and ahh about how far I ran: “You ran TWENTY miles this morning?! It takes me half an hour to drive that far! ” Why yes, I did run 20 miles, now out of the way while I eat this entire pizza. Unfortunately, the 20 mile...

Full article: http://www.theboringrunner.com/2012/03/melted-faces-chafi...

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