The RunGuides Dictionary for Runners
Ever wondered what DOHS stands for? Need a term to refer to the annoying GPS error/gap showing on your Strava upload?
Good news! The RunGuides Dictionary for Runners is here to help!
This dictionary is an ever growing list of helpful terms to define the things that runners do.
Have a term that we should include? Send it to us at email@example.com or through instagram @runguides. If we like it we'll add it to the dictionary and feature it on our instagram account!
noun - [Daws]
Ravenous hunger experienced 24 - 72 hours after completing a massive run. Often used as a license to eat an unrestricted amount of "recover" food.
noun - [ē - gō - mīl]
Extra meters run back and forth at the end of a run to get your distance to round up to the next km/mile. 1 ego mile = 100 meters.
verb - [stra - vel]
When you GPS goes renegade, and creates a special, magic, straight line journey on your Strava activity upload route.
verb - [strav - stur - bāt]
The act of uploading a really good run to Strava then going back and looking at it again, and again, and again.....
verb - [tay - pur Tan - trum]
An irrational outburst resulting from the belief that you should be running during your taper.
Small Shoe Energy
adjective - [smol - shoo En - err - jee]
What someone is projecting when they temporarily speed up as you catch them, forcing an awkwardly difficult pass. Commonly experienced on vertical single track.
Help Grow the RunGuides Dictionary for Runners
Have a term that we should include? Send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or through instagram @runguides.
If we like it we'll add it to the dictionary and feature it/you on our instagram account!