MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – All kinds of thoughts can go through your head while you’re out running.

Now, a first-of-its kind study shows what some of the most popular thoughts are.

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British researchers asked amateur long-distance runners to record their thoughts.

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According to the results, 32 percent spent their time thinking about the pain they were in. Forty percent were focused on pace and distance.

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The study showed much of the runners time was spent thinking about their running environment; whether it was beautiful ocean or mountains they were running in, or the fear of running into a snake.