CROSS COUNTRY HUMOR
YOU KNOW YOU ARE A CROSS COUNTRY RUNNER IF . . . . . . . .
....more than half the people you know don't know what X/C is.
....people say to you, "You run three miles . . . . . at once?"
....people always ask you "What events are you running?"
....your calves are bigger than your biceps
....there are more miles on your running shoes than miles on your car.
....your nickname is "Run for Fun"
....you run farther in a week than your bus travels for meets.
....your mom tells you to run to the store because it takes too long to drive.
....the most enjoyable time you've had all month is a day off from practice.
....your coach won't give you a ride home, he says "just run".
....you combine phrases like "10 mile run" and "Easy Run" in the same breath.
....you feel lost without your water bottle.
....the mile in PE becomes your warm-up.
....you run to the state meet.
....you think track is for wussies.
....you always stretch while waiting in the lunch line.
....you do bad, you get to play longer.
....you try to pick-up a girl by telling her how fast your mile is.
....you can count all of your ribs.
....you ran sub 5 on the PE mile run.
....you wore spikes on the PE mile run.
....you did a 30 minute warm-up for the PE mile run.
....you talk to your coaches more than your parents.
....off-season starts a week after State.
....you find yourself saying "that hill is my friend".
....pizza, pasta, pizza & pasta, are your 4 main food groups.
....you can say more names of your runs than names of your friends.
....you don't puke your first day of basketball or track practice.
LAST NOTE: AFTER A HARD WORKOUT, JUST REMEMBER THAT 97% OF THE POPULATION CAN'T RUN MORE THAN 3 MILES (all at once)!