7. Wise Old Sage
After a few years of running, with a sizeable number of events under your belt, you graduate to Wise Old Sage level. You’re the Obi Wan of pavement-pounding, the Gandalf of half marathons.
You’re the Obi Wan of pavement-pounding
A friend casually asks your advice on how to get into running and receives a 45-minute monologue taking in everything from the perils of over-pronation to the correct timing of bowel movements.
You have ascended. You have travelled beyond this dimensional plane. You’re no longer a runner – you are running. Om shanti.