Secret Runner Lingo
Runners sometimes speak in a language that only other runners can understand. Here are some of our favorite runner-isms defined:
Runderful: How you feel the minute after you finish your run
Runhole: A runner who talks constantly about running and neglects friends and family for training and racing.
Runcrastination: When you struggle to get out the door for your run.
Runbattical: A temporary phase when runners change up their routine to include more cross training and less running.
Rungry: That angry, stabby way runners feel when they need post-run fuel pronto
Run for the Roses: When a runner attempts to qualify for Boston
Runners Amnesia: Trance-like state during which runners completely forget how painful and time-consuming training and racing can be and register for #alltheraces
Code Brown: An emergency situation where one is in dire need of...well...you know
Runfie: A running selfie
GarminBrag: When a runner posts his/her Garmin watch face on social media displaying their running stats.
Chick: (verb, as in to chick someone) When a female runner passes a male runner in the homestretch of a race.