Running my way through life. inspired and ready to take on what comes my way. high school cross country and track.
"But…as bad as it was, I learned something about myself. That I could go through something like that and survive."

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"The SAT is a scam. It has been around for 50 years. It has never measured anything. And it continues to measure nothing. And the whole game is that everybody who does well on it, is so delighted by their good fortune that they don’t want to attack it. And they are the people in charge. Because of course, the way you get to be in charge is by having high test scores. So it’s this terrific kind of rolling scam that every so often, somebody sort of looks and says—well, you know, does it measure intelligence? No. Does it predict college grades? No. Does it tell you how much you learned in high school? No. Does it predict life happiness or life success in any measure? No. It’s measuring nothing."

John Katzman, founder of The Princeton Review


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"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm"
Winston Churchill (via isensearunner)

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We all spend hundreds of dollars on running shoes thinking they will make us faster, then Meb goes out and wins the Boston Marathon running in a pair of Skechers.

I feel this on a personal level.

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She is not “my girl.”

She belongs to herself. And I am blessed, for with all her freedom, she still comes back to me, moment-to-moment, day-by-day, and night-by-night.

How much more blessed can I be?


Avraham Chaim, Thoughts after The Alchemist (via petitedino)


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"The struggles of today are developing the strengths you’ll need for tomorrow."

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Those days at practice when you don’t think you’re going to make it but then you remember all those motivational tumblr posts and you pull through

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The running community is probably my favorite thing.

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