“Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic." - Tim Noakes”—Real talk. Thanks, DC.
“There are few experiences in life in which my physical and psychological abilities are as sharply defined as they are during marathon training and racing…The training and racing experiences have shown me sides of myself that I never knew existed. I’ve found perseverance, an ability to focus, stubbornness, compulsiveness, bravery, organization, a sense of humor, and a capacity for unbridled joy.”—
Gordon Bakoulis Bloch, How to Train for and Run Your Best Marathon (via moveyourbooty)