Today’s Runner’s Lounge Take it and Run Thursday challenged us to finish the following thought:
As you start your marathon (or half marathon) training, don’t forget….to enjoy the experience.
Too many times we get caught up in the details (numbers, speed work, attire, hills, hydration, nutrition, cross training, etc.) While these things are important they can sometimes make us lose focus of the main goal or bog us down. We train because the distance deserves it and because we love to run. Remember how far you have come and realize that you can always improve but ENJOY that you are able to run and be PROUD that you are doing something that most people don’t understand.
(I apologize, I did write this on Thursday but had saved it instead of publishing.)