31 May '16, 8pm

Yes, You ARE a Runner!

Yes, You ARE a Runner!

“In running, it doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of satisfaction in that.” —Fred Lebow, founder of the New York City Marathon Repeat after me: I am a runner. Again, but louder: I am a Runner! Once more, with gusto: I AM A RUNNER! And one last time so everyone can hear you: YES, I AM A RUNNER! In one of the oddities of American culture, there are millions of people who run on a semi-regular basis and even run races a few times a year but yet don’t seem to consider themselves runners. It’s strange because running is by far the simplest and most accessible recreational and fitness activity known to mankind. (And no, I’m not considering walking the dog or doing “12-ounce curls” to be a part of this discussion.) If you own running shoes and put them on to run a few miles at a time a coup...

Full article: http://running.competitor.com/2016/05/news/yes-you-are-a-...

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