“Go the extra mile; it’s never crowded” took on a very real meaning tonight during my five-mile run.
Tragedies like the explosions at the Boston Marathon should be opportunities for us to reflect on how we can give back. Today, we take a cue from those thousands of selfless runners.
Sometimes I get so caught up in trying to compete with the person running next to me at the gym or the people I see out running in my neighborhood that I forget that my biggest competition is me.
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” Fred Devito. Find what challenges you and go do it!
Ask yourself, “If not now, when?” There’s no better time to start working towards a goal you’ve been putting off than right now! I’m going to run a half marathon, what about you?
Ever wish they would just bottle that mixture of feelings you get after a run? That euphoria and exhilaration and exhaustion all at once? Well, get up and chase after it.
Because we all need a little encouragement to get going from time to time. And sometimes reading the thoughts of those smarter than us is just the kick in the pants we need.