Last Saturday, I ran to remember victims and support families of the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown. What started as a simple text message (from our Ironman coach, Robbie Bruce) to get 26 people to run 26 miles in honor of 26 victims, turned into over 1,000 runners raising 10’s of thousands of dollars. It was an amazing show of support and unity by the Nashville running community, but many others from around the country and world joined to show support for a community that has been through something we will never understand.
I am truly fortunate to be surrounded by so many positive and active people. Before I joined the other runners, I captured the energy and compassion of an amazing event with this video: