My (Running) “Karmic” System

  • Eat a little better (Just trying kind of counts). 10 points
  • Cook your own meals. No processed stuff. 5 points.
  • Sleep more. Stress less. Run happy. 25 points.
  • Stop running when you feel like it. 5 points.
  • Go as green as possible -Make your own cereal bars. Bring your water bottle to refill. Reuse. Share. Race and shop local. Donate your used shoes and gear. Run to/from work- 25 points.
  • If you can’t waive, look at runner in the eye(s), even during short intervals. 10 points.
  • Wear your salt stains or black toenails with pride. 5 points.
  • Tell a runner she/he’s got runner’s legs/a great pace/fabulous feet. We all need it! 15 points.
  • Talk about running mostly to your running buddies and (please!!)  and spare the rest that isn’t up for it. 10 points.
  • Spread the joy. Take a scared/lazy/cautious “it’s bad for your knees” person for a run.  30 points.
  • Keep said run short and slow (don’t scare them!). 10 points.
  • Volunteer. 15 points
  • Recruit a new runner-to-be for our cult. At least one unsuspecting victim a month. 35 points.
  • Get them to sign up for a race. 10 points
  • Help them find a training program. 5 points
  • Make a list with their names. Check on them once in a while. Help them stay motivated. Take them out for a run. 15 points.
  • Find them someone to run with: Run-matchmaking! 20 points
  • Take a picture a fellow runner will love, post it somewhere ;-). 10 points.
  • Take a picture that will inspire a non-runner, post it somewhere ;-). 10 points.
  • Share all your stories, pour your heart out, be embarrassed, be held accountable for your laziness, whine, scream, share your happiness/stooopidity, and be sincere about who you are: the good and the bad. 10 points.

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Look at all your points. WOW. Impressive —-That’s what she said!!!

Happy Sunday y’all!!!

7 thoughts on “My (Running) “Karmic” System

  1. I love this!
    You make some very very good points.
    Even if we try and do just one more of these a month we’ll all be better for it!


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