Understanding When It’s Best Not to Continue

One of the most difficult things you learn as an endurance runner is when not to continue.

Michael Horner
Jul 14, 2020 · 7 min read
Mountain trail, 30 miles from nowhere. Photo by Florian Glawogger on Unsplash

You’re 30 some odd miles into a 50-mile race and every time you go up a slight rise, you feel your heart racing sporadically. You’re not sweating and you can’t remember the last time you had to duck behind a tree to pee.