The Happiest 5K on the Planet

Today was a good day. What made it so good wasn’t the fact that I didn’t get my spanish test back… I don’t ever want to get that back…  But in one of my classes, I was approached by one of my peers asking if I could help them get back in shape. I was in my normal athletic clothes because I go to the gym right after that class. We got to talking and after next class, I think we are going to the gym together.

It made me feel so good having someone ask me that. I love helping people especially when it comes to fitness and health. She wants me to help her get back in shape and then I told her about my 5K I just signed up for and she wants to do one with me. She was so nice saying how much she wishes she could be more like me and go to the gym almost every day. And I know it’s harder for some people but I think I will be a great motivator. I’m really excited to see if she will do what she said she will do and come with me 3 times a week and really work! I’m not going to school to become a personal/athletic trainer but I feel like I would be really good at it. I have been around trainers a lot the past few years since I’m on a division 1 team and I can picture myself in their shoes. I would love helping people get strong and healthy and seeing the looks on their faces the whole journey, especially the last look of when they reach their goal. 

So I just found this race that looks like it would be so much fun! It’s called “The Color Run”! Have you heard of it? It is coming to a city near me! Eventually, it’s not for awhile but I can wait! Go to the website and see if one is coming near you. It looks crazy, exciting, fun, a mess… everything you can think of. I hope I can rally up a group to come with me. Running with friends is the best!


16 thoughts on “The Happiest 5K on the Planet

  1. This looks so fun! I looked and there aren’t any in my area, but still – fun! Your blog seems pretty inspiring so I’m going to try to follow you now and use your motivation to inspire me. 🙂

  2. That makes me so happy that you said that! Thank you! 🙂 and I will do my best to help keep you motivated!

  3. This looks like so much fun. I’ve always wanted to run a 5k, and this one looks like a great one to do!! Thanks for posting. 🙂

  4. This looks like so much fun!! I’ve always wanted to run a 5k, and this one looks like a great one to do. Thanks!

  5. Thanks for the info I will be registering for the one in NYC. 🙂 I am trying to get back in shape and this can be part of my motivation to move. Thanks again.

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