Some people are pretty casual when it comes to running. Others are far more intense about it. For some, trail running is a thing to do now and then. While for others, it's a way of life. Wherever you sit on the spectrum of running love though, it's probably fair to say that if you've got a tattoo that's literally dedicated to the activity of running...you're more keen on it than most.

In honour of the 42km distance of modern day marathons, we've compiled together a collection of 42 good, bad, and questionable running tattoos for you to look at. Will you be jogging down to your local tattoo parlour after viewing these? It's impossible to say.

1) To be, or not to be

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2) "I just felt like running"

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Running Tattoos

3) Runners Life 1102

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running tattoos

4) Simples

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running tattoos

5) 26.2

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running tattoos

6) IDIDRUNNING!

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running tattoos

7) Retro

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running tattoos

8) The bell with legs. The bell that runs

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running tattoos

9) Ronnie Red-Shoes

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running tattoos

10) The pink ribbon

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running tattoos

11) Running sucks? Well, that's a matter of opinion

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running tattoos

12) These shoes have got some miles in them...literally

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running tattoos

13) The Hare and Tortoise

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running tattoos

14) Running in every season

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running tattoos

15) The outlines of a runner

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running tattoos

16) 42.2

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running tattoos

17) Keep on running

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running tattoos

18) LIVE FAST. RUN FAST (and grow a magnificent moustache)

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running tattoos

19) RUN. FAST

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running tattoos

20) Stranger Things

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running tattoos

21) Just RUN!

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running tattoos

22) Blurred

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running tattoos

23) Inky

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running tattoos

24) Keeping count

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running tattoos

25) You can do it

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running tattoos

26) Childish stylings

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running tattoos

27) The science behind "runner's high"

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running tattoos

28) Skeleton in a sombrero

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running tattoos

29) Animal

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running tattoos

30) Marathon Des Sables

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running tattoos

31) Every start has a finish

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running tattoos

32) Sprinting out the blocks

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running tattoos

33) Six lines to make a runner

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running tattoos

34) Echoes of the runner

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running tattoos

35) Athenian

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running tattoos

36) Silhouette

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running tattoos

37) Wings

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running tattoos

38) Trainers

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running tattoos

39) Proudly on the ankle

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running tattoos

40) Keep running (with winged shoes)

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running tattoos

41) Run Free

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running tattoos

42) "I'm pretty tired...I think I'll go home now"

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running tattoos

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