I ran as hard as I could

13 09 2011

I ran as hard as I could. In fact, I hobbled past two people in the last two laps. I was 13th, and way off a PR, but I hit the goal I had set for myself. I absolutely never gave up in the race. Kara Goucher on her performance at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea

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Love yourself, for who and what you are

23 08 2011

“Love yourself, for who and what you are; protect your dream and develop your talent to the fullest extent.” Joan Benoit Samuelson





Motivation is the driving force

17 08 2011

“Motivation is the driving force that propels individuals to the pinnacle. The more motivation you can muster, the faster and more effectively you will reach your goals. Without enough motivation you will mot likely make any big strides toward the life that you truly desire. Self motivation is a trait that can be seen in all successful individuals, and anyone who wants to do more with their life needs to begin learning how to add more motivation.”





Improvement and progress

6 08 2011

“So much in life seems inflexible and unchangeable, and part of the joy of running and especially racing is the realization that improvement and progress can be achieved.” Nancy Anderson