Lessons from Pigeon
March 04, 2017
BENEFITING: A Family For Every Child
ORGANIZER: A Family For Every Child
EVENT: Eugene Marathon 2017
EVENT DATE: May 07, 2017
A Family for every child is an Oregon non-profit that helps match kids in foster care with permanent homes. A friend discovered their organization, and was so impressed by their work that she decided to support them by running the Eugene Half Marathon. She inspired me to do the same.
Although I haven't really tried running in the past decade or two (except for the time I was forced to run away from an angry moose a number of years ago), I was inspired enough to start training in order to decide if it was a reasonable thing to take on. After two months of trial runs, I decided to make it official. I'm all-in