The Stages of Long Runs (As Told by Disney GIFs)

Training for any race includes long runs. They are the best and worst part of training. The following are the stages of my long runs, as told by Disney cartoons.

The first steps are filled with excitement and anxiety. ‘I’m going to do this!’ meets ‘Can I do this?’

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You start the run and feel the power!

disney running pocahontas colors of the wind

The first few miles fly by! ‘I can do anything!’

Far away are the memories of the dreadmill.

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Then you realize you’re running too fast! You’re above pace and begin to panic. You still have so much to go!

Disney scared pixar ellen degeneres dory

And then you hit a tiny wall. Your legs are moving but half of a mile, feels like 10.

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Disney Pixar movie film animation animated

It’s time for some power – a gel.

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And suddenly you’re back! Hydration and energy!

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You glide across your path with just half left.

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Still have halfway to go?!

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You pass a running group. All smiles. Can they tell I’m dying inside?

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Pull it together!

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It’s time for your pump up song!

Disney dance fun silly peter pan

Only a mile left.

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You’re almost there!

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You make it home!

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And now it’s time to rest.

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