An amazingly cool thing happened all over the country tonight. One week after the Boston Marathon tragedy, hundreds of thousands (or more!??) runners all over the country got together in their respective groups and ran for Boston.
Tonight, I met a couple hundred runners at Sole Sports in Tempe where we gathered, had a moment of silence, then listened to a beautiful rendition of God Bless America played live on a cello before we ran.
We did what we do to honor the fallen and injured that were doing what they do. One of our runners carried an American flag, and we got plenty of beeps and cheers from cars passing by on Rural. It was too cool!
I absolutely love my girls!! Running brought us together. Running gave me a new passion in life. Running gave me a family that is unspoken, but always there even when I feel like I’m alone. Running has given me experiences I’ll never forget!
My Team Chances teammate and friend Michelle and I before the run.
We talked tonight about how this year, we want to take the family that we helped out on Staten Island out to dinner when we go back for NYCM 2013. How cool is that!? I love the idea Michelle! Let’s do it!!
Tonight was just awesome! I am really starting to get excited about the KDF Half Marathon this weekend! I am confident that I can finish in one piece. I won’t be finishing in an impressive time. I’ll save the impressive times for when I am healthy. This weekend is just for fun! Yes kids, I run 13.1 miles for fun. You know what they say about women who run ridiculous numbers of miles just for fun, right??
After every good run comes an equally good bowl of FroYo
Tell me about your Boston Strong running experiences!