I received this quote in my in-box this week, as always as it made me think about it more, i believe there is a lot more to this quote than to tell people to simply keep trying. What do i mean by this ? Keep on reading………
The saying is “practice makes perfect”, but is there such a thing as perfect ? The world moves at such a pace that if you set a goal and reach it, by the time you reached it the system in which that goal exists has changed and the goal is probably out of date.
Farnham marathon today, my first marathon, i was so excited about this, maybe a little too excited as towards the end i ignored my training and diet plans, had nowhere near enough rest or sleep, but i somehow got through it – reward was a t-shirt, medal, blood blister and another dead toenail.
In exactly 48 hours time i will be stood on the start line of the Farnham Pilgrim marathon, a little nervous, hyper excited, trying to calm myself down so i don’t set off as if i were chasing Mo Farah down the road. Am i too positive about this, am i being complacent about the… Continue reading 48 hours and i’ll be off !
This time next week i will have completed my first marathon, well actually it will be my 3rd time i’ve run 26.2 miles but the first time with a group of people in a race, the other 2 were just for fun. I can’t explain how much i am looking forward to this, it’s no… Continue reading One week to go……..
I’m working in Switzerland this week and am ashamed to admit that tomorrow i can’t fit in any training, got an all day meeting and then straight to the airport. What will i do, will i starve myself in fear that i’ll put on weight, will i try to squeeze in some exercise before work,… Continue reading Rest day, what’s that ?
Do you ever think this when running, or even thinking of examples outside of running do you ever think you can’t go the extra mile to complete a task ? Should the word “can’t” be replaced with the word “won’t” ?