spring back fall forward


You don’t have to be fast, but you’d better be fearless.

- Christopher McDougall- Born to Run.
One of my favorite quotes to date, and the last thing I recite before the gun. (via never-stoprunning)


i have abs………olutely nothing

People need to be encouraged. People need to be reminded of how wonderful they are. People need to be believed in—told that they are brave and smart and capable of accomplishing all the dreams they dream and more. Remind each other of this.

- Stacey Jean Speer (via noopface)

(Source: m0re-adventurous)


i didn’t realize growing up meant dying inside but hey it’s whatever

Always do what you are afraid to do.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson (via feellng)

(Source: prelives51)


Fall 2014 fashion: Scout’s ham costume from To Kill A Mockingbird


It began when I joined that cross country team in high school. I started feeling confident. I became addicted to pushing myself harder and harder, never giving up on anything. I became a leader, realizing that running isn’t the only thing I can push myself to do well in. On a 10 mile run, I left my worries about other people’s opinions all over the road. Throughout the years, I left the hurt, stereotypes, sadness, and self-pity all over the trail behind me, like dirt. Pretty soon, the path in front of me began to look like no one had ever run on it before, like it was made just for me to brake the tape at the finish line, even though I had never really won a race. I became addicted to finding myself in every step, every breath. Every 5K was a work of art, a journey where I came closer and closer to who I was meant to be. And to think… it all started when I rolled out of bed at 7AM to join that crazy cross country team.

- (via truerunner)

Racing is a true experience. Only the conditions are artificial. My entire self is engaged in a genuine struggle against time and distance and those around me. All my strengths, physical and emotional and moral, are called upon to decide the issue.



Run for Aidan with my sister

(via runmantra)