25 Mar '13, 10pm

An article that combines trail running and the psychology of motivation - a perfect combination!

Additionally, we are a goal-oriented lot! When I think of my running career, it has all been about my own little version of mastery. When I discovered running, I quickly set about running marathons. Back then, my singular goal was to qualify for and run the Boston Marathon. After doing that in 1996, believing in the essential importance of my own little world and thinking that I had mastered the marathon distance, I moved on. The 100-mile trail race quickly started calling and, again, in my narrow view, I sought to achieve the pinnacle of mastery which was, at least for me and for a bunch of people who told me, the Western States 100. Now, I wouldn’t say that I have “mastered” that event but I have finished it eight times and it has found a way into my life that I never expected it to and its taken me places I never thought I would go. Seeking to master that event motivate...

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2012/03/autonomy-mastery-and-purpo...

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