Being a runner means you are now 'free' to win and lose and live life to its fullest.
To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year - but for a lifetime.
My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold. You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results.
If you want to win a race you have to go a little berserk.
I like rain, actually.
I want to run until I can't run.
My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
The marathon can humble you.
Anybody can be a runner... We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It's the easiest sport.
I ran my fastest marathon in the rain.
You cannot always run at your best.
I believe in gradual experimentation with running shoes.
I believe you'll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
Age 50 is a lot tougher than 40s.
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