race. It's more of a relay/ marathon. When we can, we grab someone's baton and let them jog along for a while, unfettered. When we need to, we pass off the baton to whoever is closest. If one of us drops out of the contest, we all lose, but if the whole team finishes, we all win.
It's not a 50-yard dash, and it's not about who gets there first. It's all about staying power.