|After 5 miles. Happy. Unused roller and stick in background.|
|This hill is not as steep as it looks ~ Obi Wan|
I know during training that it’s the mantras and (Jedi) mind tricks that are going to help me through the tough runs. Sometimes you have to push yourself to “that tree” or “past that light post” or until that other runner goes by….it’s all good, right? And all runners do it. I read that Olympic marathoner Shalane Flanagan's mantra at the trials was "cold execution." That sounds so deadly - but she is a killer runner, so it works for her. I felt really good after today’s run and my preschool counting helped me through. One, two, three.....
Rock on, Week 3.