Thursday, February 23, 2012

Action 073 - Handle The Nerves.

It's sinking in now. I'm running a Ragnar Relay. I've done it before, but the stakes are higher this time. I'm running the 4th longest distance, and that means I feel more pressure to deliver for the team. What if my shins are a problem? What if the hill on the last leg kicks my butt? What if a dust tornado blows me off the course?!

Okay, that last one might be a bit of a reach, but still... I'm stressed. Time for Action 073 - Handle The Nerves. I have been here before, nervous before an event. And I've never quit or not finished, yet. And this Ragnar won't be my failure.

Deep breaths. Confident thoughts. I've got this!




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I'm Runner 2. Check out those miles, baby!

2 comments:

  1. That's a good spot to be in! I think you'll do just fine. You've gone way further than that before. Just don't wither down like a chip down there.

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  2. I love being runner two. No stress as runner one to get going for a cold start, but I still get to run early and be done. It's the sweet spot!

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