A Column By Mark Tucker- Runner’s Tribe

Perseverance

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight.” (Japanese proverb)

If perseverance was a national sport Japan would be a World powerhouse. The above proverb neatly sums up a big part of the Japanese identity and the general enthusiasm given to the sport of distance running in Japan; effort, endurance, and perseverance are valued highly. In some apparent contrast, Albert Einstein gave us his definition of insanity: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” While both concepts may seem incompatible at first, they can make an ideal combination if thought of correctly. Ultimately, ‘failure’ will happen in both running and life so what’s the best way to react?

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