Fail, fail, fail, fail, succeed

Mental Toughness

I refuse to give my physical pain any value. I shove the pain aside, focus on something different, and force myself to keep moving.” Dauwalter cites her preferred mental tactic being race-day mantras. “I keep repeating over in my head, ‘Keep moving. Keep moving. Keep moving.’ Or sometime’s it’s, ‘You’re fine. You’re fine. You’re fine.’ If I’m being nice to myself, sometimes I will cheer myself on and repeat, ‘You’re doing a good job. You’re doing a good job. You’re doing a good job.’ “

Courtney Dauwalter, Winner MOAB 240, 2017; She ran 238 miles in 58 hours and slept 21 minutes. No special diet and no plan. Just sheer unfathamable will power.

Quitting is a decision