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5 Things Running a Half-Marathon Taught Me About Life

On February 5th, I did the impossible, the inconceivable, the extraordinary. I completed my first half-marathon race. Until a few months ago, never have I ran more than 3 miles in my life. Running this 13.1-mile race with over 15,000 people at Huntington Beach was truly an exhilarating experience! I spent most the day tied to bed. Nobody told me that my entire lower body would feel like it's paralyzed after completing the half-marathon. My legs are in so much pain I literally can't walk. This gave me ample time to reflect over my marathon experience. Here are my top five lessons learned. 1. Finishing well is a lot harder than starting ...

Will You Train with Me?

A few weeks ago, I have officially submitted my application to enter the most significant race of all times.   Significant because the outcome of the race will utterly change the course of my life and future. This type of race doesn't require mere physical exertion, but also spiritual sweat. I’m talking about the spiritual race of life. The outcome of the race will place me in either light or darkness. (more…)