I constantly look at my runs mapped out for the week, count and recount the weeks remaining until I hit taper mode, and wince at the thought of injury with every stumble over a rock or root.
I question whether I worked hard enough during the week - Should I have taken the walk break during that 6-miler? - and daydream about new routes with muddy hills that are sure to make my quads and calves quiver.
I imagine how much stronger I’ll be once I conquer that hill or do one more speed workout. Click here to read the entire article