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According to Wikipedia the difference between runners and joggers ....which one are you?<br><br>
*jogging**<br>
The definition of jogging as compared with running is not standard. Dr. George Sheehan, a running expert, is quoted to have said "the difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry blank".[1] Others are usually more specific, defining jogging as running slower than 6mph (10 minute per mile pace, 10 km/h, 6 min/km).[2]<br><br>
**Running**<br>
Running is defined as the fastest means for an animal to move on foot. It is defined in sporting terms as a gait in which at some point all feet are off the ground at the same time. It can be a form of both aerobic and anaerobic exercise.<br><br>
The act of running involves using more energy to accomplish travel over the same distance and running is a less efficient means of locomotion in terms of calories expended, though it is faster.
 

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According to those definitions, I'm generally a jogger. But, according to gait, I'm running <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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I don't really care if I'm a jogger or a runner. Even when I'm running, it's so slow that I'm only jogging.<br><br>
How fast I go doesn't define me, it's the fact that I'm out there.<br><br>
I run I jog. The term is interchangeable for me. I would never call someone else a jogger, but i don't care if someone calls me a jogger, especially if they only race to the refridgerator or the couch.
 

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Me? a jogger, a plodder, or a shuffler, depending on the day.
 

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The only problem that I have with the term, "jogging" is that it implies to me that I am moving forward jerkingly(home made word). I assume what others mean by that is running slowly. Still going out for a jog could mean 7:00 miles to one while others 15 minutes or more a mile could be a jog. Either a jog or a run, it probably doesn't mean walking.<br><br>
If someone asked me if I went out for a jog, I will say yes and of course go into detail about distance, the benifits of hr monitor training etc. Until that person gets bored and changes the topic. If they asked me if I went out for a Run I will respond in the same way.<br><br>
I guess all in all, it doesn't matter what others perceptions are, or even my own. For the sake of simplicity I call it running at various levels of intensity. If someone went for a run or jog at 70% MHR the 70%MHR would stand out more and carry more meaning than the word run or jog.<br><br>
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I'm a jogger. I think that there is a difference both biomechanically and physiologically. Of course it is likely a matter of perspective. I remember when I was doing a 3 mile tempo run on the track back in the day and felt pretty good about "running" at about 5:55/mile when Ray Flynn came by me and asked if I'd mind "jogging" in the outside lane so he could do intervals.
 

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I'm a runner learning to jog. I'm leaning more toward Mountain events and other things that demand some efficient use of walking, jogging, scrambling over longer periods of time. Leaning less toward the balls-to-the wall flat and fast events.<br><br>
When someone says 'jogging' though I think of the machine in the print shop that 'joggs' the stack of paper into a nice even brick. I definitely don't aim for that when I run less than 6 mph.
 

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I'm a stumbler.
 

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Duh...obviously we are all runners here.<br><br>
Fast, slow, long, short...don't matter no how...we are runners.<br><br>
...otherwise we'd hang out at <b><i>Kickjoggers.com</i></b> and I doubt there is such a site.
 

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Most days I'm a jogger, a few times a week I actually run. I think if I ran every day, I'd get burnt out or injured.
 

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I consider myself a runner.<br>
Although I don't see a huge difference, I differ them in motivations and affinity for the action.<br><br>
Those who don't really enjoy it and do it mainly to lose weight or whatever, Jogging.<br>
Those who do it because they love it, or for the sport of it, Running.<br><br>
Joggers would replace their activity if they found something else that burned more Calories that they could do. Runners would NOT. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
Speed, distance, whatever, not in it!
 

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Not a definition, but it shows one attribute.....<br><br>
It's pouring rain and really windy this morning in california. I'm about to go for my run. I won't see any joggers, but will see some runners.
 

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Joggers are people I pass when I'm running. <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif"><br><br>
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According to that pace definition, I'm mostly a jogger. But I consider myself a runner. I think "jogger" implies a casualness that I don't feel. I would say I'm a serious recreational runner. (I'd drop the "recreational" part if I were faster <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">).
 

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I think of myself as a runner, even though I am not very fast.<br><br>
Since I am out there before dawn every day, no matter the weather, everyone else calls me crazy!
 
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