Derrick Fung is an entrepreneur, investor, author and of 2014, a Chicago Marathon finisher. For Derrick, running a marathon was about more than the miles. In this article from the Huffington Post, Fung recounts his experience of training for a running a marathon and what it taught him about dedication, drive and perseverance.
“In our lives, a marathon [represents] all our ambitions,” says Fung. “It includes our goals, aspirations, and dreams. It’s something the challenges us like no other and we strive daily to attain it. It could be running a successful company, or being the first female to voyage to Mars. We all have our own marathons.”