Thoughts Before Race Day – Run for Chardon 2017

Thoughts Before Race Day BY STEFANIE V. Earlier this week, I was speaking with my husband about my goal race, Run for Chardon Half Marathon, this Sunday. I realized during that conversation that, for the first time, I’m not nervous about an upcoming race. So, why did I begin running? I played soccer and softball for a couple years in grade school, but I never was athletic. In 2013, I ran the Downtown Willoughby 5K. For someone who has never been overweight and perceived as “fit” because of how I looked, I definitely was not. I was just skinny and unhealthy. I...

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