WHAT OTHER EXPLANATION could you give for running over 42km in a single stint? Every runner in the history of time has had at least one race where he questions his sanity at the starting line.
For those who stay in the game, these are constant feelings. No matter how accustomed you grow to the mileage, no matter how much energy you seem to have down the road, it will always come back to you, standing cold and wet in the mud between two cheaply constructed barriers surrounded by thousands of scantily dressed, muscle-clad runners.
We live for this.
If you’re thinking about joining the club, here are a few tips to get you started: