If you’re one who doesn’t know how to keep yourself mentally busy while running, you’re not alone. Listening to music on your latest gadgetry and earphones can be distracting to keeping your attention to the dangers developing on a busy road. Yet you need to take your mind away from focusing on the negative aspects you feel about the run. You’ll certainly feel tired and a bit sore on the run but an occupied mind can easily ignore that. This is mental time you have to yourself so you might as well make use of it. You could just enjoy letting your mind wander off to topics you usually don’t think about during your day. Some runners have been known to come out with breakthroughs for the challenges in their lives when on the move. Going out running with a friend and having conversations to get through is helpful also. Using the heart rate training software that comes with Timex Ironman Watches also helps since it provides data that you can keep looking at.