Learning what’s important and what’s holding you back
This Boston Qualifier is eating me up. I have 74 days before I run the Tucson Marathon on Dec 10 and I’m still slow. 356 more words
It doesn’t feel like success when we don’t meet our big goal or even our runner-up goal. When training and getting to those places where it just gets hard; we can’t lift anymore, we can run any further or faster, we can’t keep spinning, it is so easy to think we failed. 216 more words
OK, my plan has always been to live to be 100. The closer I get to that age the more I am rethinking that idea. I have now upped it to 110. 623 more words
Some runs are going to hurt – they have to hurt if you’re training for something that exceeds your comfort zone. It’s really unavoidable.
Believe me when I say that I LOVE to run nice and easy and just enjoy being out there, but when there is a pace goal, a “Super Bowl” goal, on the line, that kind of running just won’t do. 241 more words