Mile Posts: When Can You Consider Yourself A Runner

Mile Posts: When Can You Consider Yourself A Runner

When I started running, I wanted to look like a runner. If I looked like a runner, then in my head, I was a runner. I bought printed shorts and a handheld water bottle. I invested in moisture wicking socks and a digital watch. I’ve often thought about when I would become a runner or when others would look at me and think, “Hey, that girl is a runner .” Sometimes I wonder if I could have given myself that title when I started routinely jogging around my neighborhood in high school, carrying a large Walkman as I moved. I know that when I worked at a local running specialty store in college, I considered myself a new runner, but still a runner nonetheless. When was that moment when I became part of the running tribe? Some would argue that you become a runner the moment you take your first running step. I would argue that you become a runner the moment you believe you are. You...

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