Succeed in Running Without Winning

I never win races, yet I consider myself a successful runner

Norman Marcotte
Runner's Life
Published in
4 min readSep 26, 2023

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In many sports, the concept of success is defined by winning. You hear quotes such as:

Second place is just the first place loser.” — Dale Earnhardt

There is no such thing as second place. Either you’re first or you’re nothing.” — Gabe Paul

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Norman Marcotte
Runner's Life

Writer, runner, mentor, dreamer. Author of "Take 10 and Reach the Boston Marathon" and the children's book "Frankenstein's Science Project".