Dailymission

#dailymission on September 07, 2011

You knew you were "officially" a runner/cyclist/triathlete/athlete/etc. when ______________ ?

  1. #dailymission - When I actually decided to do a triathlon, got serious about my swimming and cycling, and then placed third in my age group my first time out.

    • Elizabeth
      Elizabeth

      WOW!! That's awesome! You rock!

      over 3 years ago Like

    • Mary H.
      Mary H.

      GREAT!!!! Job...I would love to make the leap and do one...a little intimidated by the swim...

      over 3 years ago Like

    • Michael M.
      Michael M.

      Swim can be wild. No reason you cannot wait for all the wackers and footpullers to go first.

      over 3 years ago Like

  2. #dailymission. You knew you were official.....I will say when I lost my first toenails, watching them turn black and falling off from to many miles and learned to get shoes fitted..lol

  3. #dailymission You knew you were "officially" a runner/cyclist/triathlete/athlete/etc. when ______________ ? I knew when I won my first medal just about exactly 2 years ago. They gave meda... read more

  4. #dailymission
    I thought knew I was 'officially' a runner when I was 12 years old and was always the one to finish first in the long run (3 miles) in P.E. But now I know I am a runner, si... read more

  5. #dailymission I knew I was "officially" a runner after my son turned a year old and I began running again to lose the rest of the baby weight. And I took it seriously. After three months,... read more

  6. #dailymission When I noticed that at I could go for a run at any point in the day/week and I would already have the proper running attire on. Im pretty sure most of my clothes are running clothes.

    • Danielle F.
      Danielle F.

      Same with mine! This creates a bit of a problem when going out for dates or to work, though. lol...

      over 3 years ago Like

  7. #dailymission You knew you were "officially" a runner/cyclist/triathlete/athlete/etc. when I actually missed running on a day I didn't go.

    • Loreen C.

      Or when you have to consult your training schedule before you will agree to take on another client at work!

      over 3 years ago Like

    • Kat L.
      Kat L.

      LOL!

      over 3 years ago Like

  8. #dailymission probably runner, then cyclist and far in last place swimmer

  9. #dailymission I knew I was a runner when I decided to attend a race instead of a beer festival. I have since figured out how to do both :)

  10. #dailymission when I woke up at 5 am to go for a run - a long run. Never set an alarm that early before.

  11. #dailymission - I knew I was a runner when at my kids' events other parents would come up to me and say, "Didn't I see you running by <insert place 10 miles away> this morning?... read more

    • Jen R.
      Jen R.

      Lol, so true, I often get random emails from people asking if was running down such-and-such street, etc.

      over 3 years ago Like1 person

  12. #dailymission - I guess I was officially a runner the day I strapped my shoes back on and went out the door with some friends at work for my first lunch time run.

  13. #dailymission My Gatorade froze halfway through a long training run.

  14. #dailymission You knew you were "officially" a runner when...I guess in 8th grade when I broke the 400 meter school record in 57.8. But, like I recently blogged, I felt like I really bec... read more

  15. #dailymission
    You knew you were "officially" a runner when...first time I got my Half under 2hrs and 10km under 50mins (purely 100% subjective I know)...now for that sub-4 big one!

  16. #dailymission.. when I did my first 10 mile race

  17. #dailymission - I was "officially" a runner/cyclist/athlete, yadda yadda, when I my desire to workout far outweighed my "need" to workout. Speak of....I desperately want to run... read more

  18. Today's #dailymission
    You knew you were "officially" a runner/cyclist/triathlete/athlete/etc. when ______________ ?
    When people asked me what I did this weekend and i'd tell th... read more