It is a funny thing. When I am running, I can actually come up with some really wonderful stuff to reflect on but when I get back home, the excitement of committing any of it to “paper” is gone.
I think this will be the year that I actually keep this blog going.
Last year I ran a disastrous Hood to Coast (heat exhaustion) and then recently entered the lottery for the New York City marathon. I’m running in the Yellowstone half marathon in June which was a total mistake. I have absolute brain fade and mixed it up for a Yosemite half marathon.
Trail running is now high on my priority list. I did book the hotel for the half for my good friend and I so that is taken care of.
But in each of these new races, I have a new outlook on running. I am going to run them to have fun, I will not be racing them anymore. Pushing myself to hit certain times or even place can squeeze the fun out of any run for me. When just running for fun, I am definitely slower but so much more enjoyable and I don’t have to really prove anything to anyone.
Thoughts on running for the New Year?