Runners use mind games to conquer miles - KVAL CBS 13
Published: Feb 23, 2012 at 1:34 PM PST
EUGENE, Ore. - As the countdown to the Eugene Marathon continues, hundreds of runners are logging their miles.
From music to running partners, runners have a trick or two up their sleeves to conquer the mental challenge of running.
"You start to think, why am I - is there really a good reason for me doing this again?" said runner Jack Anderson.
Anderson is one of the local long-distance runners who brave the elements to run.
He is not alone in trying to trick himself into putting down the miles.
"I picture a string, like pulling...