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Letting Go of the Marathon

Learning to accept where you are to get where you want to go

Photo by sporlab on Unsplash

It can be hard for runners to let go of a bad race.

We beat ourselves up, question where in our training or on the course it went wrong, and sulk as we either avoid returning to running or jump back way too quickly.

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Runner's Life is a publication for advice and stories from the intersection of running and life. By runners, for runners.

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