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strengths and weaknesses, and it might take a new experience to push us out of our comfort zones and help us discover hidden talents. For me, it wasn’t until I entered (and won!) the USATF Mountain Running Championships in 2012 that I realized climbing uphill could be fun and that I was actually pretty good at it. What’s more, I realized

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