February 21 2018
Karen Lyons started running to escape hardship–and couldn’t stop.
This week’s featured Project Start ambassador, Alison Desir (@powderedfeet), tells us where running has taken her as a blogger, an endurance athlete, a mental health advocate and a community organizer.
Alison offers this advice to women who are just getting started with running:
“Be really gentle with yourself. Starting might mean running a block and walking a block. You’re not gonna get up one day and run a 5K.”
Thanks for this wisdom, and for sharing your story with us, Alison!
To learn more about Project Start and to see the line-up of the other amazing ambassadors, read more here.
Let us know where running has taken your powdered feet! Share your journey with the ladies of Project Start through using hashtag #psyougotthis and by tagging the @psyougotthis page!