Why I’m Trying to Run Slower

I didn’t realize how hard it would be to leave competition behind.

Till Kaeslin
Sep 4, 2020 · 3 min read

I showed up to practice every day because I’d gamified running.

But that was high school; that was when I competed on the track and ran around in the woods with a singlet on.

The problem is, it’s a lot harder to slow it down than I thought.

Everyone always wants to talk about what it takes to run faster, but have you ever asked yourself what you want from running?

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Till Kaeslin

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20-something writing from my Facebook marketplace-adopted desk in Harlem * Sender of ‘That’s Gay’, the newsletter * https://linktr.ee/tillkaeslin

Runner's Life

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

Till Kaeslin

Written by

20-something writing from my Facebook marketplace-adopted desk in Harlem * Sender of ‘That’s Gay’, the newsletter * https://linktr.ee/tillkaeslin

Runner's Life

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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