Monthly Archives: "September 2013"

Running for Another

Posted by · on September 20, 2013 · in Reflection, STRIVE-Peru · with 0 Comments

Running for Another

On Sunday, I finished 4th in the Ibarra Regional Championship 10km road race and – for the first time – accepted prize money as a professional athlete. I’d actually won prize money before from road races, but, due to NCAA restrictions, had never accepted. And so, the feeling was fairly similar to my college graduation […]

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Planting Roots

Posted by · on September 06, 2013 · in Reflection · with 0 Comments

Planting Roots

On Tuesday, as I left for my afternoon run, I was in a bad mood. In a distinct break from the normal South American “dry season” weather, the skies had clouded over, blackened, and opened up, dumping a torrent of rain on the old narrow streets of Quito. Grumbling, accustomed to the perfect equatorial weather, […]

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