Kathryn Schulz, a writer for the New Yorker, recently asked the question, what do we think about when we run? The question is especially apropos of racing, which is all about execution, and which therefore requires a purposeful mindset and a well-considered plan of attack. Indeed, for a race the more relevant question might be, what do we think about before we run?
As point in case, let’s rewind to Thursday, November 26, 2015. It’s 7:35 AM Central Standard Time, and I’ve just pulled into a parking spot at the Lincoln Park Zoo, with the intention of racing the Turkey Day Run Chicago 5k….