• Me: I'm watching Mary Cain and Galen Rupp tonight...
  • My Friend: oh I haven't seen those movies
  • Me: sigh...

occasionally-upward:

When you start a long run and just know it’s gonna be rough

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I first knew I had it bad when I started to get excited to go to sleep because I knew the next thing I’d be doing is lacing up the running sneakers.

To the people who say “only” before “half-marathon”

If I dig a large enough hole in the earth, will you all live in it?

Don’t see the finish line and let up, cross the finish line and die.

Winning might not be everything, but I can’t pretend that winning doesn’t matter either.

Looking back is such a waste of energy