Why Running at 6am is Like Going to the Club

People think waking up at the crack of dawn to run at 6am on the weekends is crazy. To runners, triathletes and endurance athletes, it’s really not. It’s normal to us.  In a conversation with a few runners, I began to explain that my long runs at 6am is like going to the club in college. Here is why…

You Lay Out Your Clothes Before

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You Pre-party Before You Head Out the Door

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Your Shoe Game Is a Must!

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You Meet Your “Crew” at a Certain Time and Place

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Crowd Control  or a Sold Out Event Is Expected… and Normal

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Glow Sticks, Foam,  Costumes…

Need I Say Any More?

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The Earlier You Go the Less You Have to Pay

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Spandex is Acceptable

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So Are Revealing, Tight Garments

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Everyone is Drinking

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You Learn New Techniques and Footwork

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Your Favorite Tunes are Playing

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Everyone Leaves Sweaty

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Soreness Happens

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Everyone Eats Breakfast At the “Post Hangout Spot”

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Feel free to leave a comment and add to the list.

 

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