August 8 2018
When the going got tough, these women kept running.
Ask a thousand runners for their definition of “success” and you will get as many different answers. Success is finding the courage to take your first step out the door or hitting the “submit” button to register for a race. Success can be overcoming an injury, conquering a new distance, running up a hill, setting a PR or qualifying for Boston.
But no matter what the goal is by which you measure your success in running, the process of working to achieve it will teach you lessons extending far beyond the sport.
In running toward your goals you will learn:
And once you learn that final lesson, you can run free, unleashed from comparison game, empowered to chase your own dreams and aspirations. For you.
Elizabeth Ewens juggles life as an attorney, author, wife, mom and runner, and proudly finished her first NYC Marathon in 2015 and the Chicago Marathon in 2016. You can read more about her journey at midliferun.today or follow her on Twitter at @elizabeth_ewens.