Tuesday, March 6, 2012

If a Tree Falls in the Forest...

...and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

I never really *got* that philosophical pondering.



But then yesterday, I pushed myself through a long run, and I wondered:

If I run ten miles, but don't tell anybody about it, does it really count?

And I think the answer is "Nope!" 

Because we runners are very braggy like that.  It's a motivational thing :)

8 comments:

  1. That's awesome!

    Maybe one of these days I can get this old body to go that far. My mind says "yes" but my knees say "no"!

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  2. Brag on, lady! I'm in complete awe.

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  3. That's why people who wear race t-shirts from races they didn't finish give me pause.

    Shoot, I won't even put the darn thing ON until I'm showered from finishing it.

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  4. Some of it is just being in awe of the fact that you did it . . not necessarily bragging! And even if it is, I say brag on! Way to go!

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  5. You are amazing!!!! You go mama!!!

    (If I didn't have such huge boobs, you'd inspire me to start running!!)

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  6. Right on Katie....every time I finish a run, especially the long ones...I'm like hey, I really did that! I have to tell somebody too.

    Plus, like today....I think about the food I get to eat since I ran! Even 3 miles bumped up my calorie allowance.

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  7. Well, I think we'd all be disappointed if you didn't say something.
    I know if I ran 10 miles in a day, I'd be telling ;)
    Way to go!!

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  8. You ran ten miles and can live to tell! YIPPEE....i would be dead!

    I am not a runner. Too hard on my knees, my back, my neck, my everthing.

    keep up the hard work.

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