I had the honor of speaking to the Richmond 10k Coaches Team last weekend. I shared my hate/hate relationship with running. As I looked around the room, I couldn't help but admire them. Their job is to motivate and inspire their running groups to develop the discipline to practice well enough to finish the 10k.
I haven't run in quite some time, and I'm not sure if I have it in me to do it under my current circumstances. Heck, there are times I have to rest while walking up a single flight of stairs.
I was completely surprised when they gave me a coach's jacket and made me an honorary coach!
Tomorrow morning, I'm going to put on my running shoes and head to Shady Grove YMCA for the 9 o'clock training session. It's the "Walkers" training group.
You've got to start somewhere.
The most important thing is to actually start.
Anyone want to join me?