Quiz: What Kind of Runner Are You?

Running Personalities

  • 5 to 10 points:   Mommy Stroller
  • 11 to 15 points: Lazy Susan - The Casual Runner
  • 16 to 20 points: "I'm Sexy and I Know It" - The Fitness Runner
  • 21 to 25 points: Marathon Diva - The Competitive Runner
  • 26 to 30 points: She-Ra - The Trail Runner

Running Personalities:

Mommy Stroller

Let's face it, being a mom is hard. Not only do you have to take care of yourself, but you have your family to worry about. Between kids and work, there is very little social time. You find running in a group setting helps you to reach your fitness goal. You get to use this time to chit-chat with other women, be with your little ones, and get a good workout in.

Try one of these fun and family-friendly races.

Lazy Susan - The Casual Runner

You know a good diet and exercise are key ingredients to a healthy life. Maybe running is not your thing, but you go out every once in a while to burn some calories. Or you head out just to clear your head and de-stress from a long day at work. You enjoy running with a friend, dog or by yourself. And sometimes to feel like a runner you'd rather look the part—did you score a sweet deal on the new lululemon jacket? What about the new Asics running shoes? Overall, you're not running for time and distance, just to better your health and de-stress.

Grab your friends and have fun at one of these laid-back races.

"I'm Sexy and I Know It" - The Fitness Runner

You live and breathe fitness. You eat right and incorporate all sorts of fitness workouts into your routine. You run a few miles at a time a few days a week to boost your cardiovascular endurance and to help get that sexy core. You know all the latest fitness brands and love wearing the latest Nike pants or lululemon top. Bikini season is year round in your books, so you stay on top of your fitness regimen.

Challenge your fitness skills on an obstacle course.

Marathon Diva - The Competitive Runner

You live and breathe running. You don't care where you run or what you wear. As long as you have your running gear, you are set. You're always looking for the next race opportunity. If you run with a group or partner, it's to maintain or pick up your pace. Everything you do is to improve your running. You know what recovery fuel you need to perform your best.

Set a new PR at one of these marathons.

She-Ra - The Trail Runner

You love the outdoors and adventure. Any trail you have access to you will check out. A weekend of fun to you is to pack your Patagonia backpack full of organic fuel, throw on your favorite North Face gear and hit the dirt path. You love surrounding yourself with nature, it's calming and scenic. You can spend all day on the trails, or even make a camping trip out of it.

Hit the trails and enjoy a new adventure at one of these races.

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