First Word That Comes to Mind

Janae over at The Hungry Runner Girl listed a fun game, so I loved it so much that I thought I’d share. I’ll share a running term and tell you the first word(s) that come to mind.

The long run. ________________   Amazing and torture at the same time.

Carb-loading. ________________  Wonderful excuse to eat all the food.

Marathon. __________________ Life-changing moment!

Finish line. ________________ HEAVEN.

A beautiful new pair of running shoes. __________________ HEAVEN X2!

Injuries. _______________ (please avoid using swear words;) The devil.

Speedwork. _____________ Death in a form of running. 

Summer running. ___________  Georgia heat and humidity. 

Winter running. _____________ My favorite running season!

Hill workouts. ______________ Avoid them like the plague.

GU. _________________ Salted caramel is my jam.

The treadmill. _______________ Necessary sometimes, haven’t ran on mine in months.

Hitting the wall. _______________ The worst.

Foam rolling. ________________ Avoid at all costs.

Dream race. _________________ New York City Marathon.

Trail running. ________________ My happy place!

Early morning run. _______________ Ugh, struggle bus central but I love it.

Night running. _________________ Don’t do it.

5k. _________________ Super speed and full sprint for 3.1 miles.

Chaffing. _______________ It happens to the best of us.

Tempo. __________________ Only in training.

Personal Record. _______________ In distance, 26.2 miles and proud of it!

Post-race or long run food. ______________ Donuts. 

Running friends. _____________________ The blog world! 

My running motivation. ____________________ To be healthy, to be a long distance runner forever, and to eat all the candy.  

Now it is your turn! Leave me the first word that comes to mind for a couple or all!


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