Thoughts for Real Change

I have elected to complete 10K a Day in May – run, bike, row, weights, walk – accumulating the meters in a variety of ways to stay on track through the month.

Today was a particularly challenging entry. Frigid weather from an unexpected polar vortex in May and legs sore from high volume squat workouts in the days prior contributed to the difficulty but were no comparison for the emotional overwhelm in completing the distance in memory of Ahmaud Arbery, bringing awareness to the on-going racism, injustice and violence against Black people in the United States.

To complete the distance while honoring his memory, I completed the 2.23 miles, representing the date of his death, three times.

The first I ran as a runner – in solidarity wi