Week of October 2, 2011:
Bike: Saturday (grocery-shopping via la bicicleta)
Week of October 9, 2011:
Run: Sunday (longest run this season! But I’m still watchless, so I have no numbers.)
People like to argue about what makes you a “real runner.” Is it your mileage, your race times, your willingness to get up at 5 AM to run? I say it’s all of those things, or none of those things. Maybe it’s just your willingness to lace up some sneakers and attempt to move quickly over the ground on your own two feet.
But in my heart of hearts, what I really think makes you a runner is your willingness to get dirty and sweaty during your run. I submit the following as proof that yes, I am a runner.