What drives runners to run? Some to lose weight, some to chase PR’s, some because their doctor strongly suggests more exercise. However, the runners that keep at it, learn to actually enjoy running. They don’t run so they can shed a few pounds, or run faster than they had before; those may be bonuses, but they run because they literally like the act of running. People often ask me, do you get bored on your runs? Or how do you run for an hour and a half and enjoy it? Well first of all, I will be the first to admit that there comes a point in every runner’s career that running is the last thing they want to do at that moment, but they also know that if they don’t run that day, they will feel like crap,. Here are a few things that I do when the running gets tough:
I hope you will try some of these ideas to keep the run fun! Running shouldn’t be a chore, it’s a gift. Let me know what you do to keep on chugging along during your miles!
AKA Jay Cheese