Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Hello out there-
I am working at my healthy lifestyle and getting myself back on track.
So two weeks ago I participated in a personal challenge-- to enter a 5K as a walker.
My son entered as a runner of the 5K as a runner and it was his first ever in a running event.
I thought, I should get out there and I was so encouraged by the whole experience. Here I was walking with about 800 other athletes -- of varying degrees of fitness- and it was exhilarating to be part of it.
Whenever I walk, I think of how fortunate I am to walk, even though I don't have any physical aliments - I have people around me who, walking is such a struggle, and I think I never want to be limited because I haven't taken care of myself.
So I just wanted to encourage you - if you have never participated in a fun walk like a 5K or 3K to just sign up and do it. The encouragement and satisfaction stay with you a long time and it helps to have yet another reason to get out there and as I like to think, "beat feet".
I am going to try and post a photo of myself and my son after the race.