As with life, it’s easy to compare ourselves to other people and other runners. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately because I’m starting to get better at running but my progress isn’t happening as fast as I’d like (I’m also pretty stubborn and impatient so that doesn’t help). But when I start to compare myself to other runners I have to remind myself to take a step back and remember I’m still a very new runner. Most of the runners I’m surrounded by on a daily basis are very experienced and have been running for much longer than I have, some have been running longer than I’ve been alive. So when the comparisons start to boil up in my mind I need to remember to focus on my own path, my own running, my own journey. We all start our journeys at different points. We can learn from each other but comparison is a waste of time. Run your own path. Happy running this week!