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    15 Strange Things Runners Do

    Running is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, and covered in Body Glide.

    1. Tape their nipples.

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    See? Even that nice lady is confused.

    2. Get running-themed tattoos.

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    What's wrong with a nice butterfly or Celtic dragon?

    3. Post race reports on Facebook.

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    Or worse yet, tell you about every mile of their marathon while you're trying to eat your lunch from Five Guys.

    4. Cry at the end of "Prefontaine."

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    And then get upset when people don't know who Prefontaine is.

    5. Run Yassos.

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    Isn't that a type of frozen yogurt? Is that guy the owner?

    6. Run fartleks.

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    What does this even mean? Do we even want to know?

    7. Run in these things.

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    Is this a cult?

    8. And these.

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    Runners are just messing with everyone, right?

    9. Drink kale smoothies for breakfast, but finish their run with a few pints at the local pub.

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    Is beer REALLY "Nature's perfect recovery drink"?

    10. Think running a Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving morning is fun.

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    Watching the Macy's Parade and eating Grammy's homemade pumpkin bread is fun.

    11. Get enraged if you call them a jogger instead of a runner.

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    What's the difference?

    12. Strap these things on their shoes so they can run on snow and ice.

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    Did God create humans with little sharp teeth on their feet? I didn't think so.

    13. Watch marathons on TV.

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    Was bowling too exciting?

    14. Strike bizarre poses to make their Garmin pick up a satellite signal.

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    Everyone (except runners) knows this doesn't actually work.

    15. Give directions in running mileage.

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    "Trader Joe's is about a 5k that way."

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