One more motivational quote to get you up and ready for Comrades 2012. Arnold Geerdts quoted this at his talk to the runners at the Sunninghill Striders Comrades farewell. Apt for Running and life in general.
“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.
― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom: Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Definition of Comrades Marathon – keep your feet moving forward.