Negative Split (n): completing the second half of a race faster than the first half; requires a great degree of discipline and achieves a much better overall performance.
A negative split is an art. Most runners bolt out of the starting corrals at a sprint and then they try mightily to sustain a decent pace in the middle of the race but their likely fate is the agony of slowing down to a slow shuffle by the end. A negative split calls requires patience and discipline. Ignoring the crowd’s energy and stiffling your own adreneline. It requires confidence in your ability and training, understanding your limits and showcasing your individuality, gradually picking up your pace as the race progresses, utimately finishing in triumph and saving yourself from the misery.
The Negative Spilt is the secret to life.