This one's for every type of runner.
If you are an awesome runner, you'll look humble.
If you are an OK runner, you'll look honest. (Managed expectations - achieved!)
If you are a terrible runner, you won't look completely inadequate. Until they see you run. Which you rarely do.
When you’re in the middle of a frozen wasteland, staring death in the face, give it a little smirk. Just like Chesty. Because there’s no evil in the world that can’t be exterminated with a little American grit and a lot of firepower.
‘Merica! F*** yeah! Chesty Puller is here to save the day. He’s loaded up and ready to kill with the spirit of the Stars and Stripes behind him. Because it doesn’t matter if you’re in enemy territory and surrounded 29-to-1… that only simplifies the problem.
Grab the shirt that says, your service in the Coast Guard, technically make you a Veteran. The fact that you were a cook stationed in Alaska, in the mid-1980s, should only be revealed on a "need to know" basis. Trust me.