One thing that fuels a lot of runners to keep logging their miles is tangible proof that the work you are doing is paying off.
Seeing the mileage totals steadily climb every week/month keeps you going.
A little increase in pace per mile is a nice sign that you’re making progress as well.
When you’re seeing progress just about everywhere you look, you almost can’t wait for your next run.
But what happens when your progress seemingly grinds to a halt?