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Largest Olivet Team World Vision team runs Chicago

Sunday, Oct. 11, Olivet’s portion of the Team World Vision marathon team toed the line of a 26.2-mile race—the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Sophomores Hannah Francis and Ryan Burch shared their journeys from signup to crossing the finish line as just a small sample of the many marathon stories Olivet’s students have to tell. 581 more words


Mankato Marathon

Well, it’s been a few days and I can now move my legs again.  Grant and I have officially completed our first Half-Marathon!  Yup, we each ran 13.1 miles!   296 more words

Race Weekend - Chicago Marathon

So Monday we drove all day to get home, Tuesday was busy getting back to work, taking care of stuff at home, etc. Wednesdays are always crazy, so TODAY… I hope to finally get around to writing about the race weekend.  2,621 more words

Race Day Plan

First thing to do is get up, gear up, and get on the train to Grant Park – we are supposed to be at the Team World Vision tent at 5:30am for a team pep talk, team photo, and to get our bags checked in at the World Vision tent. 311 more words

Final Preparations & Last Training Run

Only 3 days until the race. I am not ashamed to say that I am REALLY nervous. Everyone has been very encouraging and supportive and telling me (as well as Nate & Andrea) that we will do great, and I don’t know about them, but I’ve needed that to kind of knock the edge off of the nerves this week. 575 more words

Last Two

2 miles easy 24:17

Tonight was my final 2 mile training run for the Chicago Marathon. A final short lap around the neighborhood. It felt good and the first mile was my fastest since my injury. 47 more words



I have to admit, stepping out in faith is not one of my best gifts. Usually when I do step out in faith, it is kicking and screaming. 279 more words