Day 2 of ultra training was roughly the same work out as day one. I did my HIIT class and then ran for an hour.
I am running with a training group and I am trying not to compare my training to anyone else’s. I find this so hard. I know comparison is the thief of joy and yet with every post about average pace over certain distances I find myself worrying about how much slower I am. How do you get out of this cycle ? I didn’t take on this challenge for a competitive reason. I took it on for my own growth, and yet I feel the comparison to others pulling at my competitive nature. The problem with this is that I don’t want to feel that way. I need to figure out how to get past this so I can celebrate the joy of my own journey…. (I am open to suggestions if you have any).
The joy I am trying to focus on is the sense of accomplishment. The joy of knowing I am disciplined enough to complete this. The joy of the changes I am making for myself. The joy of discovering new places to run.