I Am A Runner
My post from my fitness blog posted last night. Fits here on my business blog as well.
by Alys Drake
I am a really bad runner, but a runner, nonetheless. I can barely finish a 5K in under 40 minutes so the idea of running a marathon is a fantasy for me.
When I first heard about today’s bombing at the Boston Marathon, I was shocked, then frightened for people I knew from Memphis who were running. I quickly checked my Twitter feed for information and sent private messages on Facebook to people I knew would know how certain people were doing. Thankfully, no one I knew was injured.
I will never look at running in the same way again.
What gives me hope in the face of such evil is that my Twitter feed and my Facebook wall were filled with messages of hope and love.
My denomination was quick to post this:
And this Facebook update encouraging a positive statement we can all take:
So many people posted these wise…
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