How to Be a Runner

These days it seems as if my social media feeds are often saturated with photos from random 5k races, especially during the spring months.   Each year it seems as if more and more of my friends and acquaintances have caught the running bug and decided to take the plunge.  For many, these victorious race reports also seem to serve as the perfect opportunity for each person to share that defining moment at which he or she had in fact become “a runner”.  To be honest though, what I’ve realized over time is that becoming a runner isn’t a matter of flipping a switch or crossing a threshold, becoming a runner is a journey.  Here’s what I mean.  Continue reading “How to Be a Runner”