Once you’ve been a runner for a while, your sense of shame decreases precipitously. You’ll change anywhere and any tree is considered sufficient coverage for a bathroom break. In fact, if you are a male racer at Boston or Vermont City, the side of the road with your back to other racers is evidently considered adequate coverage. Over the past year, I’ve changed in Gutterson Garage countless times and peed in an apple orchard and on the side of 89.
This week’s motivational picture from Runner’s World is offered in that vein.