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22 Sec Shot of GUTS

(Thanks to ‘Good Stuff ’ for this little gem)

At the 1999 world track and field championships, US middle distance runner Maria Runyan got trapped on the inside of the pack during a 1500 meter race.

She seemed uncertain as to how to break out, but produced a burst of speed in the home stretch, that literally, rocketed her into fourth place.

Ordinarily such a placing would be unremarkable and go unnoticed, but Runyan is no ordinary runner.

She is legally blind.

Had to think about that one for a bit… imagine running around a track, as fast as you can, with no sight.

The fear of what you’d hit. The speed with ‘no vision.’ What about running into/ over other competitors?

Talk about inspiration. And sheer GUTS!

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