not wiser wrote:
Totally - that the less acclaimed you were, the more likely you are to keep at it. Out of all the fast people I knew from my fast, the ones who were the fastest do not run anymore.
part of the why I am so motivated now is that I am moving up the ranks as people with far faster PRs and younguns drop out of the sport.
all of a sudden I am winning. which just gets me more motivated to train. A virtuous cycle.