In that moment, I almost felt like I was getting emotional, and no, it wasn’t the sweat. It was a “Thank you, Lord!” type moment, pointing to the fact that all of my strength and joy and hope can only come from and be sustained by the God of the universe, my friend, my father and my Redeemer.Read More
Yep, another month down. October is my favorite month in the city, so I'm sad to see it go.
Nevertheless, it's been a very formative few weeks across all facets of my life. I feel like I've said that a lot lately, but I'm just going to embrace it: change, learnings, opportunities. We all can use it and process through it together.Read More
But, with running in the city, presents a new type of apparel challenge. I can't leave my belongings in cars, and it's unsafe to leave them at home. That's where WOLACO comes in.
I discovered them in May while preparing for my first NYC race, the Airbnb Brooklyn Half. I knew I needed clothing that was active and efficient for running but could also carry my ID, Metro card, and phone. Their compression products do this and more. I can't tell you how great they are; you just have to try them for yourself.Read More
It's pretty safe to say that many (if not all) have dreamed of being the best at something. While I don't think there's anything particularly wrong with the desire, I do think it's a slippery slope anytime it consumes our whole self.
In New York, this feeling is especially strong. It's basically in the lifeblood of the city: be excellent or leave. Sure, this might be an overgeneralization, but I've certainly felt it. Lately, it seems to be hitting home more than normal.Read More