Running Into Trouble: 21 “F*ck Sake” Moments That All Runners And Joggers Will Relate To

If you love running, you'll have come across these infuriating scenarios before.

1) When your portable music player runs out of juice five minutes into your jog

2) When your shoe has more holes in it than a block of Swiss cheese, but you can’t afford a replacement

3) When you’ve got a bad case of “Runner’s Knee” that flares up whenever you go running

4) When you’re trying to break your personal best for 5km, and get held up by a huge crowd of pedestrians

5) When rain clouds appear out of nowhere and you get waterlogged by a torrential downpour

6) When you get a stitch that just won’t quit

7) When you stupidly go for a run 15 minutes after dinner, and regret it almost immediately

8) When you go for a run down a dark and quiet residential street, and you fear for your own safety

9) When you go for an early-morning run, and get home to discover that there’s no hot water

10) When you run past someone and they shout “RUN FORREST! RUN!”

11) When you forget to take your key out, and have to sit on the front step post-run like a neglected cat

12) When you go for a big one, and end up aching more than you’ve ever ached in your life

13) When your phone runs out of battery mid-run, and makes that day’s running app stats meaningless

14) When you go running on a hangover, and feel like you’re going to sick out all of your internal organs

15) When you twist your ankle, as far from home on your running route as it’s possible to be

16) When you can’t go for a run because you’re already committed to a wide variety of social gatherings

17) When your shoelaces come undone again 30 seconds after you’ve retied them

18) When you’re on a fun run and get caught behind the dude dressed as Spongebob Squarepants

19) When you desperately need the toilet and have to resign yourself to going by the side of the road

20) When you hit “The Wall”

21) When Mo Farah invites you round for dinner, and spends the whole evening talking about Quorn

Screenshot: YouTube (via Quorn UK).

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