How You Know You Are a Runner

Do you remember when somebody referred to you as a runner for the first time, or when you first called yourself a runner? You probably beamed with pride at that moment because you know how much dedication it takes to push past the hard and become a consistent runner.

If you've been a runner for a long time, the running-related habits you practice daily have probably become so second nature that you view them as normal—not quirky or weird like your non-runner friends and family might.

You know that you're a medal-collecting, number-worshipping, get-'er-run-done-no-matter-what runner when...

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