42% Raised of $5,000 Goal
In 2005 we lost our first daughter Abigail Joy. During the days leading up to her birth I found endurance sports to be a place of solace.
As the years have passed we have found tremendous healing. The loss of a child is something you learn to live with not simply get over. We have been blessed in so many ways since those dark days, but I have continued to find that training for and competing in challenging races is a great way to remember and honor Abby's memory. It is also a way for me to demonstrate what love, commitment, discipline and finding joy in the journey really means to the two girls was have gotten to hang on to Edie Pearl and Faith Perpetua.
The Hoyt's are a true inspiration. A number of years ago I was touched by a video of them. Here was a father physically carrying his son through some of the toughest events on the planet...and doing it with joy...
In some way this was a real demonstration of what I did within my heart of hearts with the memory of my daughter Abby Joy while racing.
If every parent had the love, commitment and perseverance that Dick Hoyt demonstrates in competing with his son Rick the world would be a different place!
Please join us on the journey to Boston as we celebrate their 32nd running of this amazing race!
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