Monday, August 6, 2012

Find Your Greatness

 
In the blink of an eye the months of June & July have flown by.

Today, I am looking back at the goals I set for myself for 2012:

  1. Keep running!! - In June I ran 58.05 miles and in July 76.59. 
  2. Run a race every month (at least one) In June I was supposed to run 3 races, but I only ran two. I opted not to run a 5k because of torrential rain. If I had to do it over, I would go to the race anyway. In July I did three runs: two were fun runs (mud & color) and one was a 5k.
  3. Continue to improve my blog In July I became a Sweat Pink Ambassador for Fit Approach and a Cape Cod Ambassador for the ZOOMA Women's Race Series. I wrote some guest posts for FitFluential, ZOOMA, and fellow FitFluential Ambassadors. 
  4. Add another New England state to the list of places I have run Although I traveled to Ohio and ran a race while I was there, I have not added a new state to my list yet. 
  5. Keep meeting new running friends I met some other New England runners who also blog and ran some of the same races together.

In the midst of all this, I have found greatness.

The running community is packed with amazing people. People who want to push themselves, have a good time, and support you in any way that they can.

There are extraordinary people working hard to put together some incredible race experiences for runners. Whether you are a new runner or a seasoned runner, the people behind the scenes want you to have a great time running.

Companies are designing sensational gear for runners and getting runners involved in spreading the word. From water bottles to running shoes I have been astonished by the relationships I see being built.

As for myself, I'm feeling pretty marvelous about the amount of miles I've been posting. I can finish runs that I would have avoided a year ago and sometimes I'm even taking the lead.


Where do you find greatness?




10 comments:

  1. You are so right that the running community is amazing! Runners are the most incredible and supportive people. I am loving Nike's find your greatness campaign and have been asking myself the same question. I think greatness has to start from within, but the support of those around us helps us push harder to get there. Congrats on a successful 2 months of working toward your goals!

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    1. Thanks Jesica! I don't know where I would be w/o my supportive peeps!

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  2. I love the running community too! Hope to run another race with you again! :)

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    1. Yes! We have to ;)

      Hope the knee is continuing to feel better!

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  3. Wow. You're on FIRE with your goals.
    *tiptoes away to plan her august*

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  4. You have great goals! Keep up the awesome work. SPA love xo

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  5. WOOHOO! Amazing girl! Keep striving and keep reaching for your goals! YOU ARE ROCKING IT!

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  6. Awesome girl! And I agree...the running community is amazing and so supportive!!!

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