Members have been submitting their “Funniest Running Stories”. The writer of the winning entry will win a Garmin Women’s Forerunner 110 GPS device (donated by Garmin) Forerunner 110.
This contest is open to IAWR Members. Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 10th
If we were eligible to enter the contest, we would submit “Why an Extra Rinse Cycle is a Good Idea”.
When I run with others, I do them and myself a favour by wearing clean freshly washed running clothes. I recall one particularly hot, humid Sunday morning run with several of my runner friends. We started out under an overcast sky. Dark rain clouds soon formed overhead. At the 8K mark, it started to rain steadily. After running in the heat and humidity, the rain felt refreshing and we continued our run, chatting away.
Soon afterward, several of my friends started to point and laugh at me. “What’s going on?” I asked. They continued to point at me and soon everyone was laughing.
I looked down at my shorts and quickly discovered the source of their amusement. Soap suds were bubbling out of all sides. I was frothing at the shorts. Nothing I could do but mumble something about too much detergent and join in the laughter.
Since that day, I always put my running clothes through an extra rinse cycle.
Every runner has at least one funny or strange story to share. We’d love to read yours!
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