As a runner for more than 20 years, I am often met with looks of confusion and weirdness when I tell people that I just ran 10 or 20 miles: “Oh, I could never do that. Running is just soooo boring!”, they respond. Well, it’s really not. It’s actually pretty awesome because over the years I have figured out precisely how to keep my sometimes ADD-self from getting bored while running. And because I love you guys and am convinced the world would be a better place if everyone were a runner, I’m willing to share my top eight tips to alleviate boredom when putting in the miles–even if you run on the dreaded treadmill!