“It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit.”
A Change in Mindset
Is it just me, or do relays bring out a different side of you as a runner? I know I can’t speak for everyone, but personally, relays have always been my favourite. No matter how we placed as a team, no matter what kind of race I had as an individual, I always walk away… Read more
Why not to Compare Ourselves to Others
Running can be a viscous sport… not in terms of contact but in terms of mentality and psychological strain. This doesn’t just come from training but also from comparing ourselves to other runners. Too often the stereotype of what a “normal” runner should look like or train like is planted into our heads. The problem… Read more
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