QT: A Little Awareness Goes a Long Way aka Don’t Be a Douche on Race Day

A Modicum of Respect Would Be Appreciated

A few weeks ago, we were invited to a dual birthday party/Kentucky Derby party.

A Little Respect/Awareness Goes a Long Way

Again, it was a tall order to think that I was going to have fun anyway. But the actions (or inactions) of other people in attendance were absolutely ruining my experience at the party.

Tossing Your Cups:

You’re running through the water station, grab a cup of water, take a sip, and toss/drop the cup.

Check Your Blind Spots Before Changing Lanes:

In a crowded race, it’s easy to get behind some runners that are running slower than you.

No Need to Run 30 People Wide

Perhaps this is a slight over-exaggeration, but if you’re running with several people y’all don’t need to all be shoulder to shoulder to still be running together.

Announce Your Walk Breaks

If you’re going to walk, that’s fine.

You Do You But Let Me Do Me

For the record, it is possible to run your own race while still being respectful and courteous of your fellow runners.



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