When you think of a “bib,” what image comes to mind? Most likely something you put on a shirt in order to protect it from drool and other messes.
Oh, I’ve also heard people put them on babies when they eat.
(Cue rim shot)
As runners, we have a fascination with the race bib.
Why is that?
When you get down to it, a bib is really just a piece of paper (okay, these days it’s typically made out of a material called Tyvek, but you get the idea) with an identification number on it.