IF A MAN WERE TO DO THIS...

IT’S FRIDAY! THANK GOD! IT’S HERE! HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE!  Man, what a week. I have something I am DYING to share.

 One of the biggest ba humbug reactions to the #hotguysofthenychalf was, “if a guy did this he’d be thrown in jail! THE HYPOCRISY! ” (That and “WHO RUNS A RACE IN FULL MAKEUP!” It was tinted sunscreen and mascara. Calm yourself stranger.) I know it’s an outrage right? Men and women have lived in gender equality for years and here I am throwing everything off balance! Ya, not so much. I got this adorable selfie of a guy with girls in the background. NOT ONLY is it NOT CREEPY but its light hearted and fun.

We can all agree there’s a fine line between creepy and dangerous. What I did was a teeny bit creepy but it was meant with good intentions. It was meant to celebrate runners and the event. It was a way to get me through the race. It wasn’t to establish myself as the keeper of the “hot or not” list. So here it is, my favorite race day selfie because haters, they gonna hate but the proof is in the pudding.

My Hero!

My Hero!

Now I will admit guys you are going to have a harder time with this. It is going to be a lot easier for this to be demeaning and creepy if you do it. So boys, you’ve been warned. But with the right intentions and the right approach it can be done! (I would reckon you'll have a lot more success if you subtract the element of surprise form the bit. I know it's not the same but ya win some and ya lose some. Nothing wrong with asking first.)

Seeing as how the weekend is upon us, I was talking to my friend and we were discussing when to do long runs. I almost always do a 5 or 6 mile run on Saturday and then my long run on Sunday. He does his long run on Saturday with a rest day on Sunday. There’s no right or wrong way but it made me wonder…when do you do your long run and why? I read somewhere (or I may have made it up) that running a distance Saturday followed by a longer distance Sunday simulated the fatigue your body feels during a marathon. I’ll look more into it and let you know if I actually made that up or if it's science.

Have a wonderful weekend friends. How far are you running? Anyone racing? AND WHAT DO YOU THINK OF SQUAT, SELFIE, REPEAT! I am dying I am so excited!!!!! Six pack or bust! I’m squatting and writing this as we speak! (ok no I’m not I am eating a gummy bear)

Email me runselfierepeat@gmail.com and send me those running selfies @KellyKKRoberts #RUNSELFIEREPEAT

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Kelly Roberts

My name is Kelly Roberts and I am a 25 year old New York City resident. My story made headlines when I took selfies with hot guys “hottie hunting” my way through the NYC Half Marathon. My blog, www.RunSelfieRepeat.com is bursting with humor and personal stories that lend an insight into the world of running and lead you to believe that just about anyone, regardless of their fitness level, can and should fall in love with running. Though currently an avid runner, I never would have predicted I would run marathons. I was the kid who used to hide in the bushes or play dead to get out of running the mile in school. I HATED running. But running has given me a purpose. It’s shown me that I really am limitless. In the two years since I started running, I’ve run multiple half marathons, 10ks, and 5ks, and two full marathons. My mission is to inspire others to find the courage to say yes to themselves all the while making them laugh hysterically because laughing is the solution to everything.