Ok, so Lane 8 is a health blog that just so happens to also be a running blog – that’s what works for me. You’ve got your own thing.
Motivation. How many times does that show up?
Passion. Fire. Burning desire. Steve Prefontaine.
He said, “There may be someone who can beat me, but they’ll have to bleed to do it.”
I’d classify myself as a sprinter, not a distance runner. I (hate) prefer not to run 5k’s, and 10k’s. They make my heart and lungs want to explode.
But I do them anyway, to burn, to bleed, to push the limits of the human heart and to have fun.
Sunday’s goal was to run 20:30. Mile splits of 6:40 + 6:40 + 6:35 + :35 landed this: