hit one's stride

hit one's stride  {v. phr.}
1. To walk or run at your best speed; reach your top speed or game.
After walking the first mile, Jim was just hitting his stride.
The horse began to hit his stride and moved ahead of the other horses in the race.
2. To do your best work; do the best job you are able to.
Mary didn't begin to hit her stride in school until the fifth grade.
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