"Prior to motherhood, I was much more ambitious [about running] — integrating speed workouts or hill repeats, interval training, and long runs on the weekends. For now, the simple process of just running without a strategy is cathartic and satisfying...
This year, I entered a new age bracket in both life and road racing, shifting my fitness goals to enhance my future health and simply revel in placing one bunion-clad foot in front of the other on the road, up a mountain, or in the woods. If all goes well in the next 30 years, maybe I’ll be the one to provide inspiration to that tired mother on the race course who just wants to keep moving."
- Charity M.
Via her story on the New England Journal of Medicine's blog, In Practice