Neil Mapes

Sep 28, 2021

3 min read

Find your finish line

Life lessons from the marathon

A female runner with arms raised celebrating at the finish line of a marathon

I identify as a marathon runner; I like running marathons. To put it more accurately, I enjoy signing up for marathons and I particularly like the finish line. There is the buzz from signing up for the race and the deep satisfaction that comes from completing it. In between, there are numerous hours of hard training before the race and hard miles on the day itself that I don’t always enjoy…