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 info@runguides.com or through instagram @runguides. If we like it we'll add it to the dictionary and feature it on our instagram account!

 

DOHS Dictionary for Runners

DOHS
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.

 

Ego mile

Ego Mile
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.

 

Stravel
verb - [stra - vel] 

When you GPS goes renegade, and creates a special, magic, straight line journey on your Strava activity upload route.

 

Stravsturbate
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.....

 

Taper Tantrum

Taper Tantrum
verb - [tay - pur Tan - trum]

An irrational outburst resulting from the belief that you should be running during your taper.

 

Help Grow the RunGuides Dictionary for Runners

Have a term that we should include? Send it to us at info@runguides.com or through instagram @runguides.

If we like it we'll add it to the dictionary and feature it/you on our instagram account!

Published on Sep 15, 2020