I’m sure you’ve heard it before, but you NEVER know what will happen on race day. Over the years, I’ve experienced my own mishaps, and have listened to countless stories from friends and other runners. I hope, through some of these situations, you will learn to be prepared and expect the unexpected.
Although the kids are in school and summer ended a few weeks ago, it’s still hot enough to remind me of my summer vacation. As such, I thought I would talk about two books I read over the summer that were inspirational in different ways. The books I read were Scott Jurek’s Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness and Chrissie Wellington’s A Life Without Limits: A World Champions Journey.
Yes, we all know the thrill of crossing a finish line…but for most runners, there are several other ways we get that “rush” of emotions, excitement, and adrenaline. I’m thinking you can relate to some, if not all, of these: