Two months ago I asked runners on Twitter:
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen while out running?
The answers were hilarious, troubling, and…well…weird. You can see each reply here (warning: NSFW).
Even better than the replies I got on Twitter were the comments on the article! My favorite:
“A guy wrapped up in tin foil walking down the street pretending he was in a zero gravity environment.”
I can’t make this stuff up.
The experiment was so interesting I decided to do it again, this time asking: What’s the funniest thing someone has ever said to you while you were out running?
The replies came in and I still can’t stop laughing.
Situations like these remind me that running is truly one of the best ways to experience the world. Enjoy!
@JasonFitz1 “Nice rack bro!” #truestory
— Nathaniel Adams (@TheN8rT8r) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 I find it funny that with less than a week until my 1st 26.2 people are asking me if I realize how far that is. Duh, of course.
— Annie Wood (@anniewestwood) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 (out in 11* F): you’re crazy. You’re hot but you’re crazy. Does your boyfriend ever tell you that? (Yes, he does)
— Sarah Bright (@ChiTriGirl) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 hey you are cuter than your dog? Go figure and I think my English Pointer is pretty cute. — Jean Prough (@jprough) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 How long is that 10K race anyway…..um….it’s 10K – duh!! — G-Ski (@cgryskie) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 “I’ll kick your f***ing ass!” right after she almost ran my wife and I over while ignoring our right of way
— Amelia June (@EntirelyAmelia) December 4, 2013
@JasonFitz1 “You’re going the wrong way!”
— Dan Way (@DansWay07) December 5, 2013
@JasonFitz1 Just today – “You’re an exotic tropical fruit.” Not sure what tropical locale is populated by pale blondes.
— Lindsay (@MilesToTweet) December 5, 2013
@JasonFitz1 man climbed tree to escape vicious bunny attack. Highly likely!
— Eduardo Gregorio (@UnskilledGreg) December 6, 2013
@JasonFitz1 No words were exchanged, but a 9 year old once slapped my spandexed ass when running in downtown New London.
— Meaghan Seelaus Fitz (@MeaghanSeelaus) December 8, 2013
For more running tips and questions, you can follow me on Twitter here.
Now it’s time to hear your crazy story!
Tweet me your funniest one-liner or leave a comment below. If you Tweet me, I’ll edit this post and we can put together quite a collection. Every runner has heard a few great one-liners over the years…