|Amsterdam Running Junkies|
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A quick blog!
I don't want to end the day without recording for posterity that my dream of running the Hamburg Marathon before my 40th birthday is slowly coming true - with a bit of modification! :D
First, it's not (yet!) going to be single handedly running the full Hamburg Marathon but as a part of a Hamburg Marathon Relay Team (although this year, I am running my first full @ Berlin Marathon!).
This will be the first time in it's 27th edition, that Hamburg marathon is allowing in the event, team relay participation .
Second, it's after I turned 40, a milestoneI celebrated last 20th of March!
What I've learned recently - if you will allow my 40 year old self to be philosophical :) - modifying dreams have sweet side-effects.
Sharing this dream with Amsterdam Running Junkies, is part of my personal development .
I've learned to reach out and ask for assistance to reach a personal goal. If I would have done it alone i.e. run the Hamburg full marathon myself , I would've had to wait at least another year, if not 2 more years.
This way, I can still say Hamburg this April is my first marathon before I run Berlin in September. Both cities being very meaningful places in my personal history.
|Hamburg, Summer 2011 by the Cityhall|
|Berlin, Summer 2009 by the Brandenburger Gate|
Even though running is a personal adventure, an odyssey to your-self, a discovered-self - shared dream, shared joy, shared running experience, heightens & strengthens your passion for life even more.
|My collage documenting my first meeting with the Running Junkies last February|
Cheers to Amsteram Running Junkies for their generous assistance! May this team work be a running experience to remember. :) And hopefully a beginning of a tradition!
I'll be writing separate posts introducing all the members of the Running Junkies Amsterdam Hamburg Relay Team!