Running Mantras

I keep hearing that so much of running a marathon is mental. Not mental as in insane, but mental as in you have to be very mentally strong and tough to finish a marathon.

As this Runner’s World article says, “To achieve your running goals, powerful legs and big lungs aren’t enough—you also need a strong head. Doubts and distractions can derail your attempts, but a well-chosen mantra can keep you calm and on target.”

So in that light, here are some of my running mantras for Saturday to keep me strong and tough mentally:

Keep your eyes peeled for my post on race week preparations tomorrow, which will most likely be the last one until after the race!

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About Molly

In 2013 I moved to Chicago and it was the start of a great adventure. My husband and I are learning all about life together as we take on new jobs, buying our first home, and loving each other.

Posted on April 5, 2012, in Marathon training, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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