Tag Archives: Marathon

Is Running 100 Miles Foolish?

“The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.” – 2 Corinthians 1:24 We all run for different … Continue reading

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Boston 2014: Hopes, Expectations, and Prayers

A man may have many plans in his heart. But the Lord’s purpose wins out in the end –Proverbs 19:21 HOPES The Boston Marathon is a race like no other and holds a special place for those of us who enjoy the pain … Continue reading

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Linking the Physical and Spiritual

“He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17 It’s funny how we can sometimes experience something old in a new way or with a different perspective than we had previously. As a child in … Continue reading

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Trying Something New – Part 2

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland”     -Isaiah 43:19 I was so excited when we had a major … Continue reading

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The Difference in Faith Below and Beyond 26.2 Miles

“I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you.” – 1 Corinthians 11:2 I am not surprised to see elite runners who race on the road or track openly … Continue reading

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PINHOTI 100 RACE REPORT – TESTING MY LIMITS

”For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” Romans 8:18 Why Run Another 100 in 2013? Sometimes I like to test new … Continue reading

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Stop Playing it Safe!

2013 New Jersey Marathon “‘Take the thousand and give it to the one who risked the most. And get rid of this “play-it-safe” who won’t go out on a limb.’ Matthew 25:28-30 (The Message) It was a perfect day for a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Doubt

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see”. –Hebrews 11:1 If you knew with 100% certainty that you could achieve a goal you set for yourself in a race, do you think … Continue reading

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Trying isn’t Enough!

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.  -Hebrews 12:11 The most difficult part of a race, particularly a marathon, is … Continue reading

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The Chimera 100 Mile Race Report

“But we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.” … Continue reading

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