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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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