Here she is... nearing the finish line at mile 13.1. INSANE! It was bright and early but at this point - VERY warm out!
She finished! It is not an easy thing to do... I can barely run 3-4 miles. I am so proud of her and her achievement. Stefie has always been someone that has SET her mind to something and FINISHED. I am encouraged by her!
Her friend Holly made the cutest shirt & bandana. Loved it! Support Loud & Proud!!
The cute Peters Family! :-) We love them!!!
I was thinking about this whole concept of Marathons. The bible uses a lot of illustrations... and I can really relate to this in life. The saying "life is a marathon not a sprint"... sometimes I think of that for me. I think you know, I love my life ... God has been so faithful but it feels like some things just last forever. Sometimes I want that SPRINT to the next thing or SPRINT to get something done. That's not how it works.
Then I thought about all of us that came to support Stefie (and her cousin Holly that ran) and I thought... we have people that SUPPORT us in life. They come alongside us, when the marathon gets too hard or too long. They give us "water" to make it to the next mile. I am encouraged by this analogy and want to thank Stefie for being an example in that way!! LOVE YOU STEF!!
Have any of you ran a marathon? Trained for one? Can relate to the analogy? Are NOT runners?