“Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long.”
Why? Why do I punish myself? Why do I get up early on a Saturday and Sunday morning and trudge myself round the paths and bridleways around my home for two hours at a time? Why do I spend many evenings dangerously navigating myself across the local fields illuminated by only a rather unreliable and antiquated head torch?
Well, I love it. Running is my passion.
It fills my cup.
However, dear reader, it wasn’t always like this.
In 2012 I was unfit.