Chattanooga Half Ironman 70.3 with Mended Little Hearts

A few months ago, my friend Norm, invited me to train with him for the 2016 Chattanooga Half Ironman.  When he told me that it was a charity called Mended Little Hearts and that I would run in honor of his little boy, Witt, I couldn’t say no.  Witt received a heart transplant shortly after he came into this world.  This kid is the most positive fighter I have ever met.  I am honored to have a small part of this journey for raising awareness about heart diseases and healthy heart lifestyles.  Here is a little video that highlights a small portion of Witt’s journey:

Witt’s Journey from Norm Deane on Vimeo.

Follow me through the ups and downs of training as I run for people like Witt Deane, Jody McBrayer and Andrew Bolin.

Hit the Pavement

I absolutely hated running.  I thought is was boring, monotonous and you always feel so tired and out of shape.  Well, I no longer feel that way.  It is like a drug.  It is like the road calls to you when you are away, teasing you.  It is there, waiting to be conquered.  My muscles are sore, my body is tired, but I long to be back on the road.  Each run I get more confident and less fatigued.  I feel I can run longer and farther each time.

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