It was such an incredible honor to meet this young lady, Addie.
My sister finished strong in a very respectable 1 hour and 4 minutes. Addie and her dad, Larry, were not far behind. It's always such a pleasure to be with a runner the first time they complete a new distance. There is a moment when you can see in their eyes that their mind has changed and they realize that there are endless possibilities. Something inside ignites...it's pure magic.
Days like this make me feel incredibly grateful for everything that running has brought to my life. I have seen the most amazing things and met the most amazing people, sharing moments that have changed their lives. There is a bond that develops when we lace up our shoes and come together to run the streets. There are no strangers among runners and today was no different. I got to see two young talented runners hit a major milestone, spent the morning with the most wonderful family, and when I got home there was pie...