Couldn’t help but think of this quote on my morning run today…
Pain, he said, is nothing more than a mind-set. So he distracts himself with other thoughts — the joy of running, the finish line ahead. Then the pain fades.
~ Kipchoge, Eliud (2018)
Paraphrased by Scott Cacciola in the New York Times.
Pushing through that pain, I ran my fastest 10K yet – 54m 22s, with an average pace of 5m 25s.
More pleasing than that though was that I finally broke the 5 min/km barrier; running one kilometre in 4m 56s and another in 4m 21s. I was flying! 🚀