You're Always Moving In The Unseen
Today, I begin my two week countdown to the Georgia Jewel: my first ultra marathon. In a previous post, I told you I'd count down by reflecting on a song that's carried me through this journey. A journey that's gone from crazy idea to getting in a car and driving to Georgia and ultimately lining up to run 35 miles over the toughest course I've ever faced. You can read the introduction here: Confident
The song Confident opens with the words "You're always moving in the unseen." I'm not sure there are words that better define my running journey.
When I unknowingly embarked on this journey in January of
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I am honored to run this race for Giving Words and my friend Kate Fletcher. I got to know Kate when I interviewed her on my TwoTim47 podcast after she ran 100 miles to raise scholarship money for her Louisa County High students. I was taken by her heart and spirit for using running to help others. You can listen to my conversation with Kate here: High School Teacher Kate Fletcher Runs 100 Miles For Student Scholarships.
In the interview, I had no idea Kate had needs of her own. Her humble spirit won't give things like that away. But Kate lives in a house with some significant structural challenges. So I'm partnering with my friend Eddie Brown and Giving Words to help her. I'm hoping to find 100 people to donate $35 - one dollar for each mile of that Georgia Jewel run.