Dating for runners
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I lucked out and met another ultra runner who I didn’t know and we dated briefly.
I thought of it as a small investment and even if a relationship didn’t come out of it, I would at least get my back in drinks, coffee, dinner, and maybe fun.
Most men seemed intimidated by a woman who competitively runs ultras and will try to one-up you with their sub-20 5K they ran once 10 years ago. Telling a guy who doesn’t run at all or isn’t an endurance athlete that you run 100 miles because it’s fun and you like winning things tends to scare men off.
Being so committed to my sport has made me a little bit awkward and probably less well rounded.
So that, plus knowing I run ultras equaled a super creepy first date where the guy knew everything about me, you can possibly find online, including my recent race results and newspaper articles I had written in college. And meeting new people has been fun as well, but I’m not betting that it’s the best way to meet someone by a longshot. Sometimes a vegan, sometimes does yoga, always loves a good craft beer and post race donuts.
Run Date 2018 will help runners find potential partners through a series of athletic activities.
I got a few messages on there…from men old enough to be my father. Having a not-so-normal name means people can find you very easily online. Trail and 100 mile ultra runner who still loves a good road marathon every now and then.
Tinder is connected to your Facebook profile and potential matches can see the photos you choose, your first name, age and whatever else you feel like putting on there. If anything, the whole online dating experience has helped me learn what I’m looking for in a man and a relationship. Lifetime Northeast Ohio resident that dreams of the mountains out west, but loves CLE too much.
“Most of the [normal] speed-dating events are quite formal and serious, like the traditional table for six or cocktail night, where participants usually dress up, and people are not authentic,” says Kenny Ho, founder of Honkiee. The organisers will not pair up runners; instead, participants are free to approach whomever they like to complete the three tasks. Couples can also join as pairs to add an extra kick to their relationship.
To encourage more participants to take part, coffee and bagels will be served at the end of the event.
Having experience on Ok Cupid, Match and Tinder (which, if you haven’t heard of it, is an app that’s sort of similar to those “hot or not” picture sites from the 90’s), I was pretty skeptical about Fitness Singles when I made my profile, but I went for it.
Anyway, let’s just say every creepy thing you ever heard about online dating is true.
Naturally, I was a little nervous as to what types of men would be on there, but I figured it was better than the nothing I was getting from Tinder at the time.