Although training for a marathon is an individual experience, it’s also a collective one at the same time.
I did put running aside for one night on Wednesday when I got to watch my beloved Red Sox capture their third World Series Championship in ten years, which has provided some great inspiration for me when it comes to Sunday’s race.
Sometimes, we meet people in real life who are far more inspiring than anything Hollywood can invent.
Two things stood out as real challenges to my new love of running; the Red Sox were playing and my super comfortable reclining leather chair was waiting for me.
The point of a long run is to gain confidence by running long miles (around 20) and to experiment with taking in water and eating nutrition gels.
The thought of running 26.2 miles without anything to listen to is a bit daunting, to say the least.