What It’s Like to Run 135 Miles. {Video}

Via on Apr 13, 2014

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In the heyday of my running, I had a 13-mile loop that I ran nearly every day.

Even at my fittest, though, I couldn’t imagine running these crazier distances.

That said, all of us—or at least those of us who consider exercise to be integral to happiness and to daily life—can’t help but wonder what this type of feat would feel like.

So for all of us wanting to be in a (super) long-distance runner’s shoes for a day (or more, in this particular case), here’s a video of Josh running his first Brazil 135. (Yep, that’s 135 miles.)

The camera is on him, GoPro style, and the footage is actually pretty good. He admits to “freaking out” at the daunting challenge ahead and then continues to discuss his running “addiction,” and how it helps him focus and stay mentally calm throughout the rest of his regular work day.

Watch Josh’s story here, especially if you’re looking for extra encouragement to fit in that work out today:

 

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About Jennifer S. White

Jennifer is a voracious reader, obsessive writer, passionate yoga instructor and drinker of hoppy ales. She's also a devoted mama and wife (a stay-at-home yogi). She considers herself to be one of the funniest people that ever lived and she's also an identical twin. In addition to her work on elephant journal, Jennifer has over 40 articles published on the wellness website MindBodyGreen and her yoga-themed column Your Personal Yogi ran in the newspaper Toledo Free Press. She holds a Bachelor's degree in geology, absolutely no degrees in anything related to literature, and she currently owns a wheel of cheese. If you want to learn more about Jennifer then make sure to check out her writing, as she's finally put her tendencies to over-think and over-share to good use. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and on her website.

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