This weekend was a tough one. After a late start to the season because of basketball and then also getting a bad cold that lasted a few weeks I was finally feeling better and ready to crush it at the meet. It was my first mile in over a year. Last year/ my freshman year/ I ran a 4:27 mile in Colorado. This year, my goal is to run a 4:15 mile at high altitude/ Colorado. My goal for the particular meet was to run a 4:16 or 4:17 as the track season is in full swing. I was extremely bummed to run a 4:24 mile, 7 seconds slower than I wanted to run. Setbacks and failures suck when it comes to running, It totally messes with your head.
After thinking about it for a day or two, I learned a lot. It was a wakeup call. It made me realize a few crucial things. First of all, it made me stop and be grateful for what I’ve been able to do in the past. I spend so much time striving for more that I forget to appreciate and be proud of what I have been able to achieve so far. It also made me realize that I need to eat healthier, train with a better mindset, stay happy, run with passion, and weight train with more purpose. I hope you enjoy the video! Failure leads to success if you allow it too. Mindset is everything. We all fail. It’s time to get back up stronger than ever! Let’s get to Brooks PR! Thanks for watching, comment your thoughts! #roadtobrookspr