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legs churning lungs burning feet heavy heartbeat unsteady another mile to go toughness time to show now or never go for the glory thats the story late night hours no fear, never cowers shifting gears to the crowd's cheer's given up many an indulgence to be an athlete of influence a mover and a shaker never to be mistaken for a faker lion-hearted 'till the end rev up the engine for the last bend goal is the finish line lean at the tape for the time win or lose it's all the same what matters is how you play the game did you give it your all did you leave it all on the line until your fall leave nothing to be desired like clay to be fired molded by sacrifice nothing else would suffice this is the life of an athlete but not just any athlete, a long distance athlete barrel chested endorphin injected solitary 5 am runs missing out on time spent with chums reflecting amongst nature finding solace below the creator its all worth it a life spent being fit making friends galore each mile, never a bore a tightly nit fraternity miles and miles to eternity its more than running a lifestyle, ongoing lace em' up and let it go let your inner self glow strength and courage radiate never to quell or intimidate simply to live leaking life like a sieve with no fear crystalline clear

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Date: 12/27/2014 10:47:00 PM
Richard, this rocks and I find it highly inspirational.. Much enjoyed this read my friend!
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