Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Wednesday Wisdom (well, maybe not)

Just after mile 25, we hit a rise. "I need to walk," my friend said. "No you don't," I replied. "We're done walking. You're a strong woman. You stay right with me."

"Bitch," she said.

This excerpt was taken from an article in the September 2011 Runners World, entitled "Closing the Gap - paths may diverge, but good running buddies can always fall back into stride". I read it and immediately could relate. While I can't say I've been separated from my running mates for any extended period of time, I know that no matter what the circumstances, we will always pick up where we left off. And thank goodness, because I don't know what I would do without them.

Now I will tell you, I read this article to my husband and his reply was "Ugh...women". And perhaps this is true. Do men share the same bonds that women do when they run in a group? Do they attempt to solve each others problems? I don't know. I'd be curious....

I warned you there might not be any wisdom....

Previously on Mainely Running