The Scariest Running Movie In The World...The Taper

Running a marathon is a pretty terrifying experience. From the initial registration panic to the weekly long run mileage increases, there comes a point where spooking easily becomes just apart of your daily routine.

But that all changes the two weeks before a race. At first, the taper sounds fun. Less running? More time with friends, food and loved ones? Who WOULDN'T love the taper? That is until the taper madness sets in...

You're moody, irritable, and plagued with crippling phantom pains. Your restless in your sleep when you're not experiencing pre-race nightmares and you'll pick a fight with anyone who even looks at you suspiciously.

Will you make it to race day unscathed? Will your relationships survive? NO ONE IS SAFE FROM THE TAPER.


Until next time, #RunSelfieRepeat. 


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, 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.