Catcalling is bad enough in New York when you're walking, but it gets exponentially worse when you're running.


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I like to run outdoors because gyms give me anxiety. Also, I live near Central Park, which is a glorious place to go running. However, the half mile run to and from the park are almost always interrupted by dudes on the street who feel the need to say exactly what they think about me. It is always gross, and even when their words aren't overtly sexual, the tone is still pretty disgusting.

Here are some things guys have yelled at me while running in New York: