5 Things I Learned Running My First 10 Miles
Before every run, I plan how many miles I want to accomplish. Today's intention was to run 10 miles for the first time ever. I thought about what it would be like, how it would feel, where I would run and, of course, I thought about having a snack on hand afterwards.
I ran 9 miles the previous week with the Mothers Run This Town team, but I wanted to see if I could push the extra mile. I felt it was achievable from the previous weeks run. In all honesty, I needed to clear my thoughts, and I thought this was the perfect way to do so. You see, my dad has been very sick, and all I could think about was having a cigarette.
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