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10 More Miles And 2 Years Ago

It was great weather for a 10 miles run this morning. As I finished things up I was reminded that just 2 years ago I was blessed to be hanging out with a bunch of children in Sierra Leone. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRMarathon #RiverBankRun I had hoped to return there last year but things didn’t […]

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What Does It Mean When A Pandemic Hits A Country Already In Need

As I ran another 5 miles this morning I couldn’t help but think about the added struggle #COVID19 is now causing in Sierra Leone. I don’t think anyone complaining about the U.S. hardships has even thought about the fact that we still have it pretty good compared to places like Sierra Leone. With all of […]

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Stepping Up The Weekly Miles

Give children and families in Africa hope through clean water. https://timn.me/2Kx7NEr #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRMarathon

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Running The 2018 Grand Rapids Marathon for Clean Water

This past Saturday I completed an 18 mile training run for the 2018 #GRMarathon in an effort to raise money for wells in Africa. Would you consider partnering with me? Donate Now – https://timn.me/2t9D4ne I’m about $350 away from hitting the $1000 mark, with another $1000 to go to hit my goal. Someone has stepped […]

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Reflecting On My Time In Sierra Leone

The TL;DR is: I am blessed more than I ever understood and I will make every effort to give thanks in all circumstances. Also, where God’s love exists there is always hope for something better. As I continue to process my experience in Sierra Leone Africa I can’t help but feel like I spent a […]

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Final Day in Sierra Leone And Heading Home

Saturday was our last day in Sierra Leone. Ron, Terry, and I started off the day with a short 3 mile group run. It was pretty hot and humid. After showering and breakfast we headed to a market in Freetown. As we we’re on our way we we’re briefly stopped by a small parade or […]