Just as I’m starting to get my hiney back into training mode for some fall races , one of my favorite running bloggers (who happens to have ulcerative colitis and be training with Team Challenge in New York City this summer) gave me a another great reason to get going.
A virtual 5k of sorts. Abby is hosting a race that you can participate in anywhere. Here’s the basics, taken from Abby’s blog :
I’m hosting the Kick Ass (or Kick Butt) Virtual 5K to benefit Team Challenge on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013. Why April 9th? That was the date last year when I scheduled the surgery that would remove my colon. It was a very big and scary day for me but it was also the day I took steps to get my health and my life back.