Gleaning inspiration from professional runners can be tricky—there’s no doubting their passion, talent and the fact that they dedicate their lives to their sport. But it’s their job. What about those that aren’t sponsored, have jobs and families, and look to running as their hobby—yet still manage to do amazing things? These champions are everywhere you look.
When you’re trying to slay at the office, raise kids, roll out tight quads and make it out the door for a run—all at the same time—it may feel like you’re barely hanging on by a shoelace. After talking to everyday runners, we learned that you’re not alone and you’re doing way better than you think! Check out the following runners’ secrets to survival and success.