One of my dear friends is writing a column for FitMilwaukee called “Reconstructing a Beer Runner.” Sara is one of the most amazing women I’ve ever met. Each column is more powerful than the one before… and this is no exception.
Read her story of how her husband trained and ran a half marathon for her (and then try not to cry when you watch the video below):
Months back, I was hit with the realization that I wasn’t going to be able to train for the half marathon that I had been planning for this winter. It was really hard for me to accept. Recovery had been taking longer than I had hoped, and accepting the fact that I would not be running for awhile was crushing.
My husband Augie looked at me that day and said, “If you can’t do it, then I’ll do it for you. I can’t make you better, and everyday I wish I could. I can do this, and when you are ready to get back to it, I’ll be ready to run beside you.”
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