Category Archives: running with kids

5K Race Results HERE!

WOW, what great race today!  Congratulations to all who conquered the 15th annual St. Charles Home 5K! Here is the link to the results: 2011 RESULTS See you next year!!

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You vs. the 3.1

Adversity.  We all have had to or are currently dealing with it in some way shape or form.  Just ask those that are still without power from the hurricane! Adversity isn’t all that bad though….and no, this isn’t one of … Continue reading

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5K Weather Prediction

So many of you have the race bookmarked and are simply waiting to see what the race day weather will be like, right?  I made my earlier confession that I often do the same thing…especially for a 5K. Well, we … Continue reading

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I don’t know where I would be….

Last week, I was researching some info for the race and I had  the privilege to speak to a former resident of the St. Charles Home. Before I spoke to her, I was aware of the importance of the home … Continue reading

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Waiting Until Race Day to Sign Up?

Guilty as charged. I am about to give you several reasons as to why you should not wait until race day to sign up. HOWEVER…. I am probably the worst offender here. I know all the reasons.  “I want to … Continue reading

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A Farewell Running Song

During the past few months I have written a couple of posts about I girl I have called “Anna.”  She came to live at St. Charles a little before Christmas, and was incredibly anxious and fearful about everything.  Anna flourished … Continue reading

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One of the St. Charles Girls Invited to Speak as an Expert

Last December I wrote a post about one of the girls at St. Charles whom we will call “Anna.”  Anna had just arrived at the Home when I met her in December.  She was terrified of everyone she met.  After living … Continue reading

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An Extra Run to Relieve the Stress

One of the boys from St. Charles is really beginning to understand and internalize the way running can help him handle stress.  This little guy, whom I will call Jimmy, has lived in more than 12 foster homes in his … Continue reading

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Sister Maximilian & the St. Charles Kids Step into Barefoot Running

It was an historical day last week when Sr. Maximilian and the kids from St. Charles officially started to experiment with barefoot running.  Not to worry:  they are proceeding slowly and carefully and they won’t ever be seen running through the … Continue reading

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A Father Son Story

After writing on fatherhood last week, I was delighted to come across a blog post by Noah Moore with a wonderful father/ son running story.  They wanted to be the first father & son to run over the newly renovated Ben … Continue reading

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