Well thanks to Runner's World, you can re-live those teenage memories and find out what kind of runner you are! Actually, it was an interesting quiz and made me think about why I actually run. So give it a shot and head on over there to TAKE THE QUIZ!
And if you feel like it, read more to find out what kind of runner I am and maybe even share your own results.
And check out my answers to the questions by reading below...
P.S. That guy... ----> Looks nothing like me! ;)
b) Yes, I know the town better than the postman. Exploring is half the fun.
How important are the health benefits of running to you?
c) They were one of my main reasons for starting, but now other things, like camaraderie, are what keep me running.
You're a minute slower for a 5K than you were last year. What do you do about it?
b) Don't care too much as long as the experience feels the same.
You usually run after work, but your new boss asks if you want to go out for a drink. Do you go?
d) Yes. I'll rearrange my schedule and make up for the run tomorrow.
A pain that started a few weeks ago has become worse and now you can hardly run. What do you do?
c) Volunteer to work at upcoming races to stay connected to the running community.
What's your take on diet?
c) I know I would probably be a better runner if I was more careful about my diet, but my running doesn't dictate what I eat.
What's important in a race?
c) Lots of people to run with and a good post-race spread. It should feel like a party.
You just don't feel like running. What do you do?
b) Head out - I'll feel better once I get going. Feeling bored or tired isn't a reason not to run.
Long runs are...
b) A weekly ritual that I enjoy.
What do you think about lifting weights?
d) I enjoy lifting weights. I feel stronger after a workout - and it helps me to fit into my clothes better.