The ABCs of Running: 26 Running Terms to Know

The sport of running has a number of commonly used terms that utterly befuddle non-runners. In fact, runner lingo is sometimes used as a way of weeding out the not-so-serious from the dedicated runners.

From A to Z, here are 26 running terms you should drop in your next conversation.

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Erica Schuckies

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

Erica Schuckies is a writer for Active.com. After graduating from Colorado State University, she spent time working in the rodeo industry, followed by three years with Berkshire Hathaway's Business Wire. Erica enjoys fitness, running, hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Follow Erica on on Twitter, Instagram or Google+.

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