A couple of weeks ago my coach told me he runs “because I can, and for those who can’t… I think of a kid diagnosed with some incurable disease who will never get a chance to experience what we take for grant
Mind Over Miles
(As of early 2013,) Farin Montanez is a 25-year-old mom of two who started running — after a decade-long hiatus — in November. “Mind over miles” chronicles her training for the Santa Rosa Marathon. She can be reached at farin at maderatribune.net. Follow her on Instagram at mind_over_miles.
“You could not step twice into the same river,” Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said.
Well, Heraclitus, you can’t run the same path twice either.
Barring rest days and injuries, there is no valid excuse for skipping a run.
My running buddies nicknamed me Gazelle.
Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow and inevitably someone is going to ask you, “What are you thankful for?”
“The No. 1 reason why people quit is because they look how far they’ve got to go, not how far they’ve come,” reads one of my favorite inspirational Instagram posts.
Patience is something I obviously lack.