In case you have missed my XXC podcast partner-in-crime, Zandr's blog, you may want to check it out. He's been writing some good stuff.
Yesterday's post, titled "Strife" was well thought out and well written. It's a continued discussion of his spot in the "Loser Squad" that he has headed up since his DNF at his first endurance race, which was the Cohutta 100.
Here's an excerpt from Strife:
"Except: that’s not true. Everyone struggles. Everyone grunts up the climb, wishing it were over. Everyone’s legs ache and everyone’s lungs burn. Yes, Jeremiah rocketed up the climb faster than I’ll ever be capable. Yes, he finished in the same amount of time it took me to make it to the halfway point. But no, it was not effortless."
Read the rest HERE