I've been meaning to post this...I took the pic last week when we had 25-30mph winds dropping the windchill into the lower single digits. I rarely pull out the balaclava but this was one of those days....as always, I was glad I headed out. Later that day, the windchill dropped the temps into the negative area.
Now comes some inspiration...or maybe just thoughts pouring uncontrollably out of my skull. Regardless, one (or many) may ask, "Why Run?":
For those who did and can no longer
For those serving this great country
For those who have given the ultimate sacrifice
For those who have been injured so badly and cannot run
Why Run? I run in honor of them...my fellow soldiers...and runners
To get away and listen...
To get away and prioritize...
To get away and set goals...
To get away and return refreshed and renewed...
Why Run? I run to be a better husband, father, and friend
To live a healthy lifestyle
To live to my fullest potential
To challenge myself again, again, and again
To inspire others to join me in person or spirit
Why Run? To express my thankfulness for the ability to take the next step
Towpath Trail near Lock 29, Feb. 16, 2008