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I regularly participate in mini-marathons (as they are sometime unofficially locally called) that happen around my area. I started with 5 KM and over a couple of years have improved my distance to 10 KM. But this is still not what a marathon or a half marathon would constitute.

I want to write about my interest in running on my resume/website. What would be appropriate?

I am a runner.

I am a mini-marathon runner.

I am a long-distance runner.

Or something else, as the distance doesn't seem to be sufficient for it to be related to marathons or long distance running.

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    You can simply say "distance runner", because that's the primary challenge you're setting yourself, as opposed to speed, or competitive, etc. – Dan Bron May 8 '15 at 12:04
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    You are a "runner". In the US that term would lead the listener to assume distances of a few miles if nothing more were specified, though you can add, eg, "I sometimes do mini marathons." – Hot Licks May 8 '15 at 12:14
  • Everyone gets a trophy. – Robusto May 8 '15 at 12:40
  • I don't think it's necessary to get so detailed on your resume. The person reading it won't care. "Running" is more than enough. – Barmar May 8 '15 at 15:32
  • @Barmar: In fact, I'd say that 'running' is far more than enough. (Assuming that you're not applying for some athletics-related job.) I don't think personal details that are irrelevant to the job belong on a resume. – jamesqf May 9 '15 at 1:52
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I am a mini-marathon runner.

If I may hazard a guess, you're from India (like me). If so, US idiomatic expressions might not be the best way to put it. (Distance runner by Dan Bron is a good one, though.)

Since you need it for your résumé , chances are that the US idioms would be lost on the HR rep going through it.

There's nothing too awkward or wrong with mini-marathon, moreover, it's honest and accurate.

Go with it.

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A lot of American English speakers would just say, "I run 10Ks". I believe that's fairly common terminology in the English-speaking world, although I'm a bit leery of saying so as you don't seem familiar with it.

On a list of interests, you could simply put "run 10Ks".

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