They call it Toro Park for a reason:
Since most of my ultra-long training runs are done solo, there are many mornings when cattle are the only living souls I see on the trails. Sometimes when I'm lacking motivation to get out of bed early, I'll imagine that the cows are expecting me - like they're holding me accountable to get my mileage in.
And if that sounds a little weird ... OK, yeah. It's weird. So be it.
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