March 23, 2012

The Top 10 Things You Never Ever Want to Hear from a Competitor Before the Start of a Race:

The Top 10 Things You Never EVER Want to Hear from a Competitor Before the Start of a Race

10. The flight from Ethiopia was hell.

9. I’m so crazy tapered right now.

8. Is that what you’re racing in?

7. Just got back from six months of altitude training.

6. Aren’t you a masters runner now?

5. I’d probably go fast today, but I’m 6 months pregnant.

4. Look, they gave me #3…what’s your bib number?

3. Oh, did you have to pay for your entry?

2. Do you know where I go to get into the elite corral?

Cue the David Letterman voice: “And the number one thing ladies and gentleman that you never, ever want to hear from a competitor…”

1. Absolutely anything in Swahili.

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Lisa@RunWiki | March 25, 2012 at 3:06am

What's wrong with being a

What's wrong with being a mastesr runner? hahaha!! Fun post.

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Jo-Ana Chase | March 26, 2012 at 1:23pm

Oh my gosh, that is so

Oh my gosh, that is so funny!!! Great post! :)

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Joann | April 8, 2012 at 12:51am

Love it!

Love #5, especially since I recently was watching the awards for a full marathon and the lovely winner got her trophy, then grabbed her 6 week old child to hold for the picture....yes, 6 weeks old and she won the marathon!!!!

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