New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

As I was praying about my strategy for this race, 4:13 popped in my head. Though I developed a plan for a 4:13 finishing time, I rightly suspected it was a reference to Philippians 4:13. We often see this verse and think it means we can accomplish anything, but if we...
Running Goals for 2015

Running Goals for 2015

The plan for 2015 is simple, summarized by answering just a handful of questions: What ideas or principles will guide your running for the next year?   My guiding scripture for running in 2015 is Romans 5:3-5: …we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we...

P31

Ever since I learned that there were people who ran beyond 26.2, I have been intrigued by ultramarathoning.  I was signed up for a 50K a year ago but had to take a DNS due to injury, and I’ve had to wait for my chance to join the club.  Today was my...

Running On Faith

So often when I am believing God for something, He will send me some form of encouragement: a scripture, a dream, or one of those little moments of synchronicity. These things are like spiritual GU. They’re sweet and give you a burst of energy to keep...

Marathon Meditation

For those interested, here are the characteristics of God I meditated on during the Erie Marathon.  The list is not polished, as I did not prepare it ahead of time, but simply prayed and asked God to reveal Himself to me during the run.  These are the...

Run Happy

The Erie Marathon is just a few days away. All my training is done. And all my training has been done in the Texas heat!  Current forecast is for 50° F on race day. I have no recollection of what that feels like and no idea how fast I’ll be able to run when...