We all heard this when we were children. We stood in a line, looked at our friends or classmates next to us, and prepared to take off running.
We heard the words like a gunshot in the air. We heard them like a whistle. Like a command. Like a promise of a win, of a finish line, of a race.
On your mark.
Bend your knees and touch your fingers to the soft earth. Lift your tale and take a deep breath. Feel every muscle in your body.
Look forward. Visualize yourself running. See the finish line. Feel the race about to begin.
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