U.S. presidents are often measured by their first 1,000 days in office.

A thousand days has a different meaning for first-year LSU basketball coach Will Wade.

As he has each and every day — every single day — since January 2015, when he was still the second-year head coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga, Wade ran at least one mile early Wednesday morning.

That's 1,000 days and counting for the energetic 34-year-old Wade, who was introduced as LSU's new coach on March 22.

He started that day with a nice, relaxing run around the picturesque LSU lakes to extend his streak and has added to it since.

In a November 2015 story published in the New York Times, Wade said: “I ask my team to be disciplined. I’ve got to be disciplined as well.”

After leaving Chattanooga later in 2015, Wade continued the streak and kept it going through his two-year stint as VCU's coach.

In a text to The Advocate on Wednesday, Wade, who wakes up at 4 a.m. each day, said there are no plans to end the streak.

"It will continue," he wrote. "Not sure how long."

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