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.READ MORE: Indigenous Bowl Brings 30+ Tribes, Communities Together At U.S. Bank Stadium
British researchers asked amateur long-distance runners to record their thoughts.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Monday Will Be Season's Coldest, With Flash Freeze Causing Icy Commutes
According to the results, 32 percent spent their time thinking about the pain they were in. Forty percent were focused on pace and distance.MORE NEWS: Firefighters Hurt By Falling Porch During Minneapolis House Fire
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.