Why would you set an (almost) impossible goal?
Here are two reasons why . . .
One positive and one negative.
You’ll have an excuse for your failure.
You’ll do more than you thought possible.
The event where FAILURE is almost certain!
The handful of runners who are selected for the Barkley Marathons know the odds are against them. Out of more than 1000 starts, only 15 runners have ever managed to finish under the cutoff time. The documentary about this event calls it The Race that Eats Its Young. It’s a grueling race, designed to be almost impossible.