If the miles behind me could be put into words before you, you would feel my efforts, my struggles, my desires. Most of all you would see my joy. Watch me from afar run the trails and hills and miles upon miles and you will see ...

Friday, May 22, 2009

Born to Run

I'm reading Christopher McDougall's book, Born to Run.

It's about the Tarahumara tribe in Mexico who run in sandals for sometimes days at a time - for fun.  It's a great read and this is my favourite quote so far:

"You can't muscle through a five-hour run; you have to relax into it, like easing your body into a hot bath, until it no longer resists the shock and begins to enjoy it."

We've all been there before, haven't we?!

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