Category Archives: Mental Toughness

Why do we do this? A Half-Marathon Race Day Thought

Why do we do this? It is a question that provokes a different answer depending on which part of the running cycle it is being asked, at least for me. Long distance races require so much preparation, sacrifice and training. … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m not cut out for this marathon stuff…or does it take practice?

  5:40am: My eyes flew open. I realized I still had five minutes to sleep and refused to move until my alarm actually went off. 5:45am: The alarm sounded. Still dark, I dressed wondering why the heck I was awake. … Continue reading

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