2023.07.19 - Weak-minded Runner

randy trailI laid in bed going over the excuses to skip the morning run. I have no race on my calendar to get ready for. Two of my running partners are injured and one keeps going on vacation. These are pretty lame due to the fact I usually run only one day a week with anyone. It was all a waste of mental energy as I knew I would get out the door anyway. Such drama for a guy who claims to be obsessed with the sport, why listen to me? Oh yeah, I guess I did get my butt out the door. As the late great running philosopher George Sheehan reminds us: Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit.


Randy Step, an admitted obsessed, weak-minded runner. On a different note, I’m camping and running this weekend, it’s not too late to join me! Beautiful forest trails, hot showers, a great lake to take a dip … learn more

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