Little Laughs

Here is a little post for you to have a little laugh today.. i will be writing about and from, an amazing book which i received from my grandparents as a present for Christmas last year.
I just have to share it with you now its very funny if your a runner like myself, so have a read and laugh through the list of things that if you are a runner.. you will totally understand! 
There are lots of these books and they are by Richard McChesney and Illustrated by Brighty and Brock and they are brilliant you should definitely check them out online. 

  1. You know your a runner when your family vacation is planned around your next big race. 
  2. You know your a runner when you have your running gear handy ‘just in case’ 
  3. You know your a runner when you think the solution to all the worlds problems is to “go for a run”..
  4. You know your a runner when you get excited about shoe shopping in a sports store. 
  5. You know your a runner when you cant tell the difference between your chest and your back.. (boobs, shoulder blades or pecks?)
  6. You know your a runner when you cant bare to part with your our favourite running t-shirt…
  7. You know your a runner when a banana is no longer a banana. carbs/protein/fats/yummy bit/cals – whats in it?!
  8. You know your a runner when 3 courses just are not enough. 
  9. You know your a runner when you exit the woods on a long run and need to ask what town you are in..
  10. You know your a runner when you cant attend church because sunday is ‘long run day’
  11. You know your a runner when your family and friends pretend to understand but really think your mad. 
  12. You know your a runner when your ribs can be counted without the need for an x-ray. 
  13. You know your a runner when your closet is over flowing with running shoes, new and old..
  14. You know your a runner when you have fogotton how to put on a bra with hooks. 
  15. You know your a runner when the doctor falls asleep during the stress test.
  16. You know your a runner when your worst dreams are arriving late for a race or forgetting your running shoes. 
  17. You know your a runner when rest day makes you agitated. 
  18. You know your a runner when you can happily eat pasta three times a day. 
  19. You know your a runner when you get an invitation to a wedding and automatically think about what race the date will conflict with. 
  20. You know your a runner when you spruce up for a big race rather than a big date..
  21. You know your a runner when your running clothes double as PJs for a speedy getaway in the morning. 
  22. You know your a runner when you can’t quite remember their name but you can remember their high school mile time. 
  23. You know your a runner when people repeatedly ask if you are unwell. 
  24. You know your a runner when you ask to be dropped off half way home from a party so that you can run the rest of the way. 
  25. My own would be – You know your a runner when you plan the miles ahead for the week and caculate them up for your milage chart. 
  26.  – You know your a runner when you plan your work life and parties around training. It comes first.
  27.  – You know your a runner when you have the urge to eat everything!
  28. Hope this has made you runners giggle dont forget to check out these books! 

Thank you for reading, have a great Christmas! 
                          Much love J x

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