I don’t expect to break any personal records at the Great Scottish Run tomorrow.
Mind you, the amazing Haile Gebrselassie might just break several of them. I find it really exciting and humbling to think that with every stride I will tread in the footsteps of a modern day legend. I can’t think of any other sport where mere mortals get the opportunity to (vainly) chase the elite – yet another point to add to my ever growing “Why Running is Awesome” list.
“When you run the marathon, you run against the distance, not against the other runners and not against the time.”
– Haile Gebrselassie