What Can Running a Marathon Teach You About Life?
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The term "marathon" came from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger.
T'he legend states that he was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to announce that the Persians had been defeated in the Battle of Marathon. It is said that he ran the entire distance without stopping and burst into the assembly exclaiming, "we have wοn," before collapsing and dying.
You can apply this concept to your goals. Break them down, so they don't seem so daunting. Tackle it each step at a time. And if you need to, take breaks in between. It's not the end of the world.
It's important for us to be realistic sometimes as well.
The better prepared you are, the higher the probability that you will "finish" your life's marathons.
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The first marathon was held at the 1896 Olympics in Athens to commemorate the run of the soldier Pheidippides from a battlefield near the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens in 490 B.C.