Why I Run


And Here is the Steeple 2

When I say we meet on the trail by the river, I mean that is where we arrive en masse. To suggest something akin to fellowship happens there, at the park, in the ink of early morning, is disingenuous. We are, however, like something of a congregation. We arrive in […]


Why I Run: Marie’s Story 2

The (Not Always) Lazy W I run because it makes me a nicer person. It’s a wonderful investment in my personality. But that’s not how it started. Two summers ago I began a sloppy, embarrassing version of “running” thinking it would help me lose a little weight. I have been […]


Why I Run: Linda’s Story

My journey began about three years ago. I am not really sure what led me to think that I wanted to start running, I actually hated running! I was two years away from my 50th birthday and I had seen so many of my friends reach that milestone birthday with […]


Why I Run: Ben’s Story 5

In 2006 I ran a 5k with my son, without any formal training.  I did it for my son’s school challenge because he wanted me to. I finished dead last in my age group, but I did it and that was it. I was happy to do it but as […]


Why I Run: Anita’s Story 1

  When One Simple Change can Shift your Life   Michael Hyatt urges his readers to run a half-Marathon. He says, “Just by beginning, you will feel your life begin to shift.” “Things shifting”–I heard that phrase a lot in Charismatic circles, things shifting in heavenly realms, due to our prayers […]


Why I Run: Jon’s Story 5

Man, I love this story. Jon really crushed his marathon, telling me he was able to sprint to the finish line. WTG, Jon. Before I started running, I was convinced that my runner friends and I were completely different. One night, we had dinner with a couple of friends. He […]

Finish Line, Jon Fulk