Kara Goucher: Running

One skill that separates good from almost-good runners is an ability to concentrate for an entire race, whether it is a mile or a marathon.

—Kara Goucher.

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Kara Goucher: Progress

Progress is rarely a straight line. There are always bumps in the road, but you can make the choice to keep looking ahead.

Kara Goucher

 

World Athletics Championships 2007 in Osaka - ...

World Athletics Championships 2007 in Osaka – Kara Goucher at the Victory Ceremony for the Women’s 10000 Metres (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kara Goucher: Running

Kara Goucher at the 2009 Boston Marathon.

Kara Goucher at the 2009 Boston Marathon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Running has always been a relief and a sanctuary—something that makes me feel good, both physically and mentally. For me it’s not so much about the health benefits. Those are great, but I believe that the best thing about running is the joy it brings to life.

Kara Goucher