Overcoming the FOMO

FOMO. It’s a real thing. The Fear of Missing Out has been a sneaky devil that lurks around our house. Don’t believe me? Look at our race calendar from this year. If there was a trail race around Western New York we wanted to take part in it, no matter the distance or the amount of races we had been running. At one point this running season I jokingly said to Robert, “If Scott Jurek can run the entire Appalachian Trail in less than 47 days I can run back to back weekends.” Although I was technically true, I could continue to run each weekend, I was forgetting one thing- I am not a professional runner and completing a run and actually racing it are two very different things.  Continue reading