Running and me go way back. The first time I remember running and actually enjoying it was in fifth grade when I made the 4x100 relay event for the local elementary school. I had the time of my life being selected as one of the “fast kids." The next school year my parents got us … Continue reading Running on my mind
Blog to 2019 Day 3: What I learned from Running.
Running was my world. It was the one thing that wouldn't let me down or hurt me. It was always there for me no matter what. It was the one thing that made me feel like I could do anything I ever imagined. Running made me feel like I had super powers. I started running … Continue reading Blog to 2019 Day 3: What I learned from Running.
A letter to running.
Dear running, We met each other young. I was just a girl who loved to run and be active. It was fun, and I was good at it. It was something my sister and I could do together. We spent so many days at track meets. And people were starting to know our names. You … Continue reading A letter to running.
That time I ran a marathon.
The Boston Marathon Bombings really upset me. I remember watching it happen on TV and being completely shocked. How could someone hurt something that I loved so much. I couldn't imagine training for so long only to have it ruined by a careless and heartless act. I really wanted to do something to honor everyone … Continue reading That time I ran a marathon.
I like to chase things.
It's true. I like to chase things. I realized this on my run this morning. I had stopped for a minute to catch my breath and another runner came running up by me. I decided to give him a few seconds to get a head start. And in my head it was a race. I … Continue reading I like to chase things.
You fall, you get back up.
Oh how I love Sunday's. Mine are usually very simple. I don't set my alarm and let Ian decide when it's time to get up. Make a cup of coffee. Or two. Ian eats. We plan dinners for the week. I tidy up the house. We do laundry. Get stuff ready for lunches during the … Continue reading You fall, you get back up.
Run with heart.
Running is and was everything to me. Running has taught me so many lessons that no one else can teach me. Running made me feel strong when I felt like I was at my worst. Running gave me the courage to go for my craziest dreams. Running helped me figure out what I was going … Continue reading Run with heart.