I think I’m starting to figure this running thing out. After years of trial and error and mostly focusing on my weaknesses as a runner, I’ve finally realized that finding races and workouts that cater to my strengths is where it’s at. It’s so easy to get caught up in the stuff that doesn’t come easy to us. For me that’s hill running, running someone else’s pace and racing too aggressively. It’s harder to figure out what we’re actually good at. Looking back on the last few years I think I’ve figured out my strengths and when I’ve played to them I’ve run the best races of my life!
Here’s a little story about what didn’t work–focusing on my weaknesses–and what did–playing to my strengths! Read more >>