Este pequeno texto descubri numa revista que costumo comprar mensalmente sobre corrida.
Não vou tentar sequer fazer a tradução, pois o texto têm de ser entendido na sua real natureza e força de expressão.
"if you ran without sacrifice, congratulations. You just jogged!
Running hurts. It always has. Wooly mammoths didn´t just roll over onto a plate and serve themselves up to prehistoric man with fries and shake.
They had to be caught-and running down wooly mammoths was a bitch. Guess what? running is still a bitch. But one with a purpose. It teachs us that good things do not come easy. it teaches us that we are capable of more then we think. It teaches us that hard work will be rewarded and lazinesse will be punished. Don´t expect to learn those life lessons from running´s shiftlesse stepchild, jogging. Next time you suffer on the roads or trails, suffer proudly. It means you run like an animal"