Not a Runner (Part 2)

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But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31 NLT)

So, how are we all doing with the #stepitup challenge? Whether you are a runner or not a runner, I hope you been able to jump right into the challenge. For those of you who are not runners, like me, I want to encourage you. I am definitely inspired by my running friends, and we can all still cheer one another on, but we’ll just be a few (or more) paces behind. 😉

How to start walking

  1. Set a goal. Do I want to walk a certain number of miles each month? Do I want to walk a certain number of steps each day?
  2. Track it. Use an app, a pedometer, or calculate the miles on Google maps and write it down.
  3. Find a buddy or two or three. You could use your daily walk time as a quiet time for worship or listening to an audiobook, but it’s also nice to chat with friends or your kids while walking.

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To read more about how I do my personal daily walk, where to walk, and benefits of my daily walks, visit hellomornings.org to read the remainder of THIS POST.

Where do you like to go walking (or running)? What have you found to be some benefits to walking (or running)?

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Not A Runner

HE skinny

But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. (Isaiah 40:31 NLT)

Anyone else feel like you are surrounded by runners? I do. My brother-in-law runs marathons. My brother, who also runs, works for a company that makes energy gel for runners and other athletes. I have neighbors who run. Ladies in my moms’ group run. My Facebook and Twitter friends run. I know people who run to raise money for causes, and others who run for fun.

I wanted to be a runner!!

I mean, I did come in 2nd place out of all the girls in the one-mile fitness test in 5th grade. And I also run after kids all day long. I got this! I downloaded the C25K app onto my phone. I emailed people asking for running tips. And…that was all I did. I had excuses for not finding the time, or the weather wasn’t that great, and there were other real excuses, like I have a bad knee, and I didn’t have any running clothes, and getting some would require shopping, and I hate shopping.

So, what did I do?

To find out what I did, visit hellomornings.org to read the remainder of THIS POST.

How and when did you discover that you’re more of a walker than a runner?

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