29 Mar 2014

45 lbs overweight to Boston Qualifier

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A little over 2 years ago, I had a health incident that served as a total wake-up call. I was 45lbs overweight. I was not exercising, and my lifestyle was killing me. I changed my diet and started running. At first it was just 2 miles around town at a pace of over 10 minutes […]

26 Mar 2014

Not All Runner’s Run

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Some “runners” don’t run at all. Thousand of long distance athletes are mobility impaired and require the use of a traditional rim push chair or handcycle in order to compete within their local communities. Handcycle racing is the most rapidly growing competitive sport in the world for the disabled, in part due to disabled veterans. […]

26 Mar 2014

Fighting Crohn’s

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I have been living with Crohn’s Disease for ten and a half years (since July 2003). Thankfully, I have been in remission since May of 2007. In the spring of 2013, I had a pretty easy second semester of my freshman year of college, so I was looking for something to fill some of my […]

25 Mar 2014

my wife

My wife has been running for years now. Getting up at 4 am 3-4 days a week, lacing up her shoes and putting miles under her feet. Day after day, race after race I saw a change in her. The energy, the smile….I wanted that as well. I wanted to feel what she was feeling. […]

25 Mar 2014

Lead by Example

In a world of carrots and sticks, running brings me freedom, great moments of autonomy, the chance to train for mastery and a purpose of leading by example, among others…

24 Mar 2014

Purpose of life

I started running just 8 months ago. I’ve never been sporty and definitely couldn’t run even 1 mile in school. After I finished my studies, was left without job, running became something more than an exercise for me. It fill my life with meaning and now I feel that I am not wasting my life […]

24 Mar 2014

Reality or life?

I run to escape from the reality,but also to feel really live! That move me on!

23 Mar 2014

conquista

A possibilidade de desenvolver e ampliar a capacidade de enfrentamento e de superação. Uma capacidade de estar de prontidão para superar adversidades todos os dias. Conquista da sobrevivência.

23 Mar 2014

Fênix

Tenho 54 anos e nunca havia corrido 1km na vida e qdo via corredores na rua acha que eram loucos. Não tenho nenhuma doença, mas o sedentarismo, não fazer nada, começou a me incomodar. O que vou fazer da minha vida (era vida?). Reagir foi meu desafio. Resolvi fazer Pilates, achei pouco e adicionei musculação […]

20 Mar 2014

From Nothing to Something

After 24 years of being in just general poor health, I did something about it. After 34 years of wanting to run, but never doing it, I did something about it. I have been working on being healthy for the past 10 years. I have been flirting with running for the past 4. This year […]