Training for a marathon is a good way to to improve your health. (nycshooter/iStockphoto)
Training for a marathon is a good way to to improve your health.
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Marathon: Metaphor for Life

February 7, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
Spiritual lessons from the 2013 Surf City Marathon in Huntington Beach, California
 

On February 3, our teenage sons and we stepped onto the course. Along with over 21,000 other participants from 1,000 cities across all 50 states and 23 other countries, we were about to run the largest-ever Surf City full and half marathon at Huntington Beach, California.

Many months of preparation preceded this event. Short runs, long runs, workouts, dietary strictness and regulation of sleep patterns, along with mental toughening, were all combined in our program of preparation for the 13.1-mile half marathon.

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