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Sometimes leading a business can feel like running a marathon. That’s especially true when our goals seem ambitious, daunting, and a long way off. What could the sport of running teach us about reaching the finish line? I’ve been a fan of Dean Karnazes ever since I read his book, Ultramarathon Man several years ago. […]
I am mostly offline, attending a business conference. I have asked several bloggers to post in my absence. This is a guest post by Tom Basson, the spiritual growth pastor at Grace Family Church in Durban, South Africa. You can connect with him on his blog or follow him on Twitter. If you want to guest […]
Together they were an icon of the world Martin Luther King envisioned when he thundered , I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.’ … The first 50 people who sign up to be part of our Powered by Hope Team will receive the following FREE benefits: A complete online training plan Weekly group training in Nashville with the Jeff Galloway organization Weekly training and motivational tips for your training journey Official team jersey and t-shirt Friday luncheon before the race (April 23) with me at the Thomas Nelson headquarters Private tour of the Thomas Nelson facilities Race day group photo Private VIP team tent at race finish Here is what you provide as a team member: $105 registration fee for the Country Music Half Marathon Donations totaling a minimum of $1,000 (special prizes for those raising $2,000 or more) Refund of the $105 registration fee if you meet your fundraising minimum Transportation and lodging to the race and other events (April 23–24) Run or walk the Country Music Half (or Full) Marathon Note: The deadline for registration is Friday, January 15th at midnight, CDT.
So Lindsey Nobles, my Director of Corporate Communications, produced this simple 6-minute video with the help of David Woodard at Literary Video. In it, our Nashville employees talk about their experience. I can’t wait until next year.
Plantar fasciitis, formerly known as “policeman’s heel,” is a painful inflammatory condition caused by excessive wear to the plantar fascia of the foot or biomechanical faults that cause abnormal pronation of the foot.
…(As a side benefit, this has finally got me doing cross-training, something I should have been doing since I started running more than a year ago.)
I invited our employees, spouses, authors and agents to run either the The Big-D Texas Marathon & Half Marathon in Dallas on April 6 or The Country Music Marathon & Half Marathon in Nashville on April 26. …Since I have started running, I am more energetic and productive than I have ever been—and I wasn’t doing too badly before.
Admittedly, I am a novice runner. I’ve been running just a little over a year. So what could I possibly have to say about training for a half marathon? A couple of things.
I only have 16 days until the Country Music Half Marathon. My training was going pretty well until recently. I didn’t run at all during Holy Week.
I have decided to run the Country Music Half Marathon on April 28. Because misery loves company—and because I love working with a team—I’d like to invite you to join me. That’s right YOU.