30 Jan '17, 3pm

3 lessons pro runners learned from their first marathons

Neely Spence Gracey Top American at the 2016 Boston Marathon Debut: 2016 Boston Marathon, ninth in 2:35:00 Marathon PR: 2:34:55 Lesson: Train your brain. Gracey was surprised by how much of an emotional toll the 26.2 miles could take. While most runners prepare for the physical pain, it’s the mental exhaustion that few people take into consideration. “There is so much time to have self doubts, negative thoughts, and become distracted from the task,” Gracey says. “I realize now how it takes conscious effort to stay calm, positive, and focused on the moment.” After Boston was over, she trained for the 2016 New York City Marathon . During marathon-paced long runs Gracey tried not to let her thoughts wander or think too far ahead. “I just think about each step and each breath as it’s happening,” she says. “I also use trigger words or mantras to stay engaged and positive so tha...

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