Desired Future And Running Goals

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Arobrien
A
Arobrien
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 3 | Total Attempts: 396
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 161

SettingsSettingsSettings
Future Quizzes & Trivia


This short quiz of ten questions provides insights into your reasons for running and your run goal setting.

The quiz explores a range of success factors which help people achieve sustained running success.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I am clear on why I run.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    When we understand our reasons for running we improve our chances of success. Goal setting and motivation improves when we understand why.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    I understand how running helps me in the rest of my life.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Connecting the benefits of running helps set priorities and enables us to run through the tough times.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    I have a vision of what running will do for me in 10 years time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Some days we are too busy or just don't feel like it. When we are clear on what running does for us it is easier to keep going. Imagine being fit to enjoy your children's graduation or your life in retirement as ways of focusing on the future and the benefits of running.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    I have a "big" run goal for next year (i.e. the 12 months after this 12 months).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Experience shows that a series of "timeline" goals increases motivation and helps sustained fitness. Connecting current year activity with the goals of next year helps with planning, training and making health and fitness a consistent part of your life.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    I have several run goals for the next 12 months.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Linking smaller goals to a bigger goal is a great way to focus training and motivation.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    I am currently training for a run goal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Focus comes from short term goals that are linked to our milestones and long term desired future. When we have a "next" event it is easier to keep in shape through a healthy diet, cross training and run training.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    My run goal is an event.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    There are many types of running goals but there is something special about the focus and commitment that comes from the fixed date and distance of an event.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    My run goals include more than just a time goal.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The old saying about putting all your eggs in one basket applies to most of us when it comes to running. Consider the following seven goals and pick the ones that matter to you.

    • Fitness - Improving your fitness and health.
    • Fun - Enjoyment and entertainment.
    • Friendship - Social and relationship.
    • Find - Personal development, challenge and discovery.
    • Focus - Time to think, relax and meditate.
    • Fund - Supporting a cause with fundraising and promotion.
    • Fast or finish - A time goal or to finish.

    You may also have other reasons not included above.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    I share my run goals with other people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sharing your goals and progress has a number of advantages. For many of us the public declaration adds to motivation and makes us more determined to succeed. More than this sharing your goals often attracts encouragement, support and assistance.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    I blog, Tweet, Facebook, diary or somehow share my progress towards my run goals.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is an extension of sharing your run goals with others. It enables you to engage with other people and opens you to the options of mutual support. As well as receiving encouragement from others it helps with motivation and discipline. You need to do the work to be able to share about it.

    When you share your progress you create a support network and a mode of problem solving.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 22, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • May 07, 2012
    Quiz Created by
    Arobrien
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.