Monday, June 4, 2012

sunrise

when i was given the green light to really go for it, running-wise, this spring, i set a pretty ambitious schedule for myself, race-wise. i figured if i was going to go for, then i should go for it.

so i did.

each week saw me grow stronger.
each run saw me grow stronger.
each race saw me grow stronger.

i had my last race of my "spring season" this past weekend. it marked the first time in three years i've raced back-to-back weekends.
 i wasn't sure how wise of a move it was, but this wasn't a race i would miss for anything.

i may not have been able to tap the sign on my way to the start line, but i did my best to play like a champion anyway.

and then i got to sit back and watch the sun rise over the stadium wall.




it was a fitting end to an amazing spring.

it was a fitting beginning to the coming summer, as i run forward with a little confidence and a lot of optimism.

stride on.

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6 comments:

Barb said...

I like this notion of running with optimism. And that was a race not to miss - such a perfect day!

Stillmary said...

Great post! Kudos to you for your accomplishment, your excellent writing, and your beautiful glowing sun in a crystal clear sky!

Jenny said...

Congratulations on completing another race! That's amazing! :) I love this picture. I see the optimism!

Jenny said...

(oops posted from an old email...yikes! either way, love your picture, haha)

~Jenny

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