Focus. Run. Cry later.

I never realized how much our emotions can affect our bodies and physical performance. I’ve read a lot about it, but I never really stopped to think that it could apply to me.

Over the Easter holidays, we visited my father-in-law. It was so good to see him, as we hadn’t seen him in a while. We watched TV together. We spent time together.  And we did it for three beautiful days.  On Easter Sunday we left to come home. And without warning, he passed away on Tuesday morning.

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Run in the Present Moment

I took the whole winter off from running, and now that the snow and the ice has melted and the sky is a little lighter in the morning, I’ve started lacing up my shoes again and venturing out for a long run on Saturdays.

Let’s get something straight. I equate anything longer than 10 kilometers to a long run.  Why? Probably because running longer than 10K has been the bane of my existence for years.

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