Friday, April 9, 2010

Training for a 5K: At the Starting Line












But those who wait on the LORD
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles;
They shall run, and not be weary;
They shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31

My family and I have joined a new Run Club that is part of our homeschool group. Our group is glad to have several experienced runners as coaches as we committed ourselves to a weekly training program leading up to race day. We will meet on Mondays for a group run with the club and run daily as a family.

We are very excited to start an exercise program that we can do as a family that has such a great goal at the end. As a family we are happy to be able to combine our commitment to volunteerism and our newfound enthusiasm for running by participating in the Loving Care 5K Run/Walk as our first race. We are following Hal Higdon 5-K Training Program for the Novice to prepare ourselves for the big day. My husband and I will be walking and our kids will be jogging as we aim our sights to the finish line.