Endure Run Conquer Patience. Persistence. Perseverance.
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~LAO TZU
I started this blog because of my love for writing (and to give my family and friends a break from my running banter). I have found that there have been many points in time where a lesson learned through running has closely paralleled a lesson learned in my daily life. I was really encouraged to write more when I battled injury in 2014 and spent a lot of time reading about other people’s experiences. I hope to use this blog as a platform to share those experiences with others and to learn more about this wonderful running community.
A year ago I was running a 5 minute PR at the New York City Marathon. This year I am finding myself out of breath while performing simple tasks such as showering, changing a diaper, and climbing the stairs. More times than I care to remember I have been sidelined from running. Not because of […]
Sometimes it takes being knocked down a few times to realize that we are exactly where we are supposed to be. It’s easy to become upset when things don’t quite go our way. Especially when we feel like we “deserve” it. Take the Boston Marathon, for example. For years, I let this race define my […]
I was browsing writing prompts for various fitness groups that I am a part of and one topic that really caught my eye was “Let It Go.” (Yes, the song from Frozen hadn’t stopped playing in my head either.) Immediately, the first thing that came to mind was my ongoing quest to qualify and actually […]