Thank You: From the Front of the Pack, To the Back

Monday motivation. I stumbled across this today and thought it was worth sharing. 🙂

Bad Angel Rules for Running

*Guest post*

The time has come for me to finally say thanks, to thank a lot of people I’ve been meaning to thank but haven’t had the courage. I want to say thanks for all the inspiration I got from the runners I’ve seen and talked with, but that I’ve never run with. Specifically, the people who doubted themselves in word, but inspired me through work.

This is my confession of thanks, from one runner in the front of the pack, to the runners in the back.

(Photo credit: Drew Reynolds http://www.drewreynolds.com) (Photo credit: Drew Reynolds http://www.drewreynolds.com)

This year was my second year training for the Chicago Marathon with Chicago Endurance Sports (“CES,” as we call it), an awesome group of people that run year-round training for all manner of races. And when I say all races, I mean it: they have groups for people just beginning running to complete their first 5K and for…

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2 responses »

  1. This is a SIGNIFICANT post! We – who are NOT even “on the track” – stand in awe of you, Heather and so many others that we’ve “met” via your blog who have REALLY extended themselves beyond their comfort zones and set about meeting incredible challenges that they set themselves.
    I know that I am so proud to be your mother and to have seen what you have achieved AS A TRIATHLETE 🙂
    I’ll be cheering you WHEREVER you are in “the pack”.

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