I am currently training to run the Mercedes Marathon for a SECOND time this February.
Today, the Hal Higdon Novice 2 Marathon Training Program called for an 11 mile run. Less than half way through the run, I was really struggling.
Hence, the following short conversation:
Brain: So you really think that you’re going to run a marathon….
Me: Why yes…YES…I do believe I will.
~AND THEN I JUST KEPT ON RUNNING~
It did get easier! 11 miles are officially in the books!
This reminds me of a quote that I can’t quite remember, but it goes something like this, “The man with the experience trumps the one with the theory.”
as one of my friends said to me one day……