Andy Swan posted “The heart to finish” the other day.
This video of a high school cross country runner who hit the wall, but maintained her will to finish - after collapsing, and thus crawled across the finish line - is absolutely amazing. [NY Times article]
What made her do it? This article explains that she was running this particular race in honor of her coach, who is battling Lou Gehrig’s disease.
She could’ve quit with any single footfall, but she was determined and determination like that will get you to the finish.