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Programed to succeed

I looked up the road to the next street sign. “That’s it, right?” I asked. “Smallwood Drive?”

“That’s it,” Gavin confirmed. “Now we just have a couple hundred meters to go.”

Not what I wanted to hear on this steamy (92 degrees, 85 percent humidity) evening training run. We’d already done three mile-long fast tempo miles; this was No. 4 and I just wanted it to be over — now, not 200 meters from now. But I was running with my coach and my training group, and so, despite the militant protests by my gasping lungs and cramping legs, I poured it on for another 200 meters. read more