Sometimes people run IN JEANS because of love, friendship, and support

Awhile ago, I wrote a series of post about the reasons that people run in jeans. The countdown went something like this:

1. Forgetfulness. As in the person got to the race or the gym and had an “oh crap, I forgot my gear” moment and just made due with what they were wearing.

2. Commitment to a cause. Remember Josher and Denim for a Cure? Where have you been, Josh?

3. Dedication. Think not wanting to break a run streak.

4. Cultural differences. Yeah, not everyone in the world can afford $40 running shorts.

5. Awesomeness.

But there is a reason I forgot: love, friendship, and/or support. Janae’s (aka Hungry Runner Girl) sister ran miles 20.5-26.2 of the Utah Valley Marathon with her IN JEANS AND FLIP FLOPS!

HRGI guess we COULD put this in the Awesomeness category – ’cause, yeah, her sister is awesome. But I like my new “Love, Friendship, and Support” category. How about you?

h/t Judith, So Very Slightly Mad blogger, for being the first to let me know about this!

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  1. I saw this and thought of you! This kinda made me tear up a little….

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  2. It really is plain awesomeness. :)

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  3. Yikes! Even the thought of 6 miles in flip flops make my feet hurt. That’s some dedication right there!

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  4. This is really awesome! And in flip flops? Imagine the blisters – ouch! THAT is rock star status right there.

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  5. Running in flip flops is hard. That’s true love for sure!

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