You Might Be A Cross Country Runner If...

by Jordan
(Azerbijan)

YOU MIGHT BE A CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER IF...

...your shoes have more miles on them than your car does.

...you need a magnifying glass to see your name in the paper.

...people say, "You run three miles...at once?"

...all your socks are either stained or torn.

...you run farther in a week than your bus travels for meets.

...your mom tells you to run to the store because it takes too long to drive.

...you find yourself running between classes just because.

...you combine phrases like "10 mile run" and "Easy Run" in the same breath.

...you can eat your weight in spaghetti.

...the paint from the bathroom walls peels when you leave.

...your spit strings from your chin and you don't even care.


...a meal involves more than 3 servings.

...you spend more on training clothes than school clothes.

...you wear those same training clothes to school regularly.

...your christmas list includes more than one pair of running shoes.

...you feel lost without your water-bottle.

...you have running withdrawl if you don't run everyday.

...you eat spaghetti three times a day.

...the mile in P.E. becomes your warm-up.

...your Saturdays for the next 4 years are ruined.

...you can see your ribs thru your shirt.

...you have to run around in the shower to get wet.

...you are always hungry.

...you are running in your dreams.

...you have no life besides running.

...your weekends are shot.

...you wake up with cotton mouth.

...your are as skinny as a twig.

...you can sharpen an axe blade on your calves.

...you can maintain a 5:30 pace while throwing up.

...you can count all your ribs.

...you own spandex in more than 1 color.

...track is the other "sport".

...a 12 mile run is an easy day.

...pizza, pasta, pizza, & pasta are your four food groups.

...your watch is more expensive and complicated than your car.

...you're running and you don't know why.

...your spit hits everything but the ground.

...you have 3% or less body fat.

...you laugh at sprinters while they run.

...you talk to your coaches more than your parents.

...you'd rather run than watch T.V.

...watching the New York Marathon on T.V. made you get up and go for a run.

...more than half the people you know don't know what X-C is.

...your calves are bigger than your biceps.

...you can't go a day without some little brat saying "Run Forest Run."

...some little kid wants to know why you're running in your underwear.

...you refer to puke as a bodily function.


...people always ask you what events you are running.

...you can say more names of your runs than names of your friends.

...you always win in your sleep but never in a real race.

...you drink more water than Free Willy.

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Its really what running is about, perhaps just add a touch of insanity it seems to help,

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