The Run Within
Quote appearing on print:
"I awaken to the world’s turn, the world’s run. The day before me lies
bare outside my window, there for the running. There may be dew on the ground,
there may be snow, there may be rain, or the ground may be dry. But I will find
the trail, the path, the track or the road because none will come to me. To
begin, I pain myself in routine stretch, where hamstring sting momentarily
interrupts the butterflies in my helpless gut. I crave a run’s symphony: the
whispered breeze a quick sprint brings, gravel or leaves crunching beneath
striding feet, the dance-like tap of toes on concrete or track where hurdles and
milestones are systematically conquered — how they mysteriously fade into
dynamic sounds within: the heart’s rhythmic pound, the echo of cadenced
breathing. I define distance using lines — lane lines, start and finish lines,
the lines of roads and sidewalks and of beautiful horizon — how they blur while
I methodically stride out and how they sharpen again when moist eyes blink hard
near a run's culmination. I confront unforgiving hills with vigor, and I embrace
the inevitable exhaustion that follows. And before I outrun either time or
opponent or the world’s turn, I remember that running smart supersedes running
hard. I awaken to my own path: the path that allows burning feet to lay tracks.
A path to one more hill. One more mile. One second faster. I awaken to the run
outside, and each day I live The Run Within."
Includes: 11 X 14 Glass Framed ( 1 inch wide
Black Frame )
Great gift idea for the athlete or coach in
the family !!!!!
FOR ONLY $24.95
This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 14 December, 2008.