SeekingBostonMarathon is an amateur's journey to race in the ultimate annual marathon--the Boston Athletic Association's Boston Marathon. This is not an olympic runner or professional runner's advice site, but an "average joe" who got hooked on running and finally reached hallowed ground in 2010 and is constantly seeking to get back to Boston.
It's been an annual tradition (at least the last three years) to provide my runner friends with a Thanksgiving Toast Cheat Sheet. Some of us are more quiet than others. Some of us dread when the "what are you thankful for" question rounds the Thanksgiving table to you...and you perhaps struggle with the right words.
Uncle Eddie is into his fourth bourbon and staring at you with his glassy eyes and "Old Spice" soaked sweater wondering what you'll talk about. He doesn't understand runners.
Of course all runners have no shortage of material when talking about running, but here's a cheat sheet to help you through some potentially awkward moments.