This Just In: Running Marathons Is Hard

Some people like to run marathons.

Running marathons isn’t easy. Running marathons is hard. But some people like to do it anyway. Maybe that’s even why they like it. Because it’s hard.

And the thing about running marathons is that most of it isn’t even running marathons. Most of it’s just running. A lot. Everyday (or almost everyday anyway). Nobody’s lining the street for you, holding out cups of water. There’s no big ribbon at the end. You’re just running so that, when the day comes, you’re ready to, um, run.

And there’s this too:

Nobody can do all that running for you. In fact, most people don’t run marathons — running marathons is hard! — so good luck even finding somebody to run with you.

Writing is running marathons.

Running marathons isn’t easy. Running marathons is hard. But some people like to do it anyway. Maybe that’s even why they like it. Because it’s hard.

Lucky for us, we’ve got a room full (and then some) of running partners.

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