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Fall TV Show Titles Interpreted By Runners

Come on, The Walking Dead is just too perfect and accurate.

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^ me after a hard night out.

Ah, fall.  It’s one of the best times of the year. No, I’m not talking about the cooler weather or marathon season; prime time TV is back! If you love TV as much as I do, this is very exciting. But if you’re also a runner, some of your favorite shows may take on a whole new meaning when you start to think about it…

(Also, 9 Funny Running Scenes From TV)

Game of Thrones: When you try to figure out which is the shortest line for the bathroom before your race.

The Walking Dead: When you attempt to go for a Saturday morning run after Friday night cocktails.

Blackish: Your toenails after marathon training.

Scandal: Going commando on your long run.

How to Get Away With Murder: What you think about when someone cuts you in line for a treadmill at the gym.

Modern Family: When you and your spouse are runners. And your kids. And your parents.

Criminal Minds: The people who came up with hill sprints.

Bones: What you ache down to after a tough week of training.

2 Broke Girls: Why you and your running buddy don’t have a gym membership.

Undateable: What you are during marathon training.

New Girl: What you feel like when you first take up running and try to figure out what the heck tempo and fartlek mean.

Scream Queens: Your awesome cheering section when you cross the finish line.

Survivor: What you are after finishing your race. In the rain. With a bum knee.

Supergirl: What you must be to fit your training into your crazy-busy work/family/social life.

Limitless: What you feel like when you run after the perfect amount of rest/snacks/caffeine.

60 Minutes: How long your hard run actually is.

48 Hours: How long your hard run feels like it is.

American Ninja Warrior: The title you deserve after finishing your first obstacle run.