SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Running a half marathon is a big feat. So a new Sioux Falls program called Up and Running Again aims to help people reach that 13.1 mile mark. However, this program isn’t just about finishing a race, many are running for a bigger purpose.
This is my friend “Esmerelda”. She is an extremely gifted runner. Not because she is fast or has perfect biomechanics, it’s how she has taken up a love for running and a love for her bible.
I’ve received a number of suggestions for Spotlight articles. One of the first emails I received was a suggestion to feature a charity “Up and Running Again.” I reached out to Brittany Watrous, the Program Coordinator for Up and Running Again and asked her the simple question, “What is Up and Running Again?” . . […]
Tom Alig grew up an athlete. In addition to playing baseball, basketball and football, he also been a lifelong runner – even completing two full marathons. But in his mid-forties, he was sidelined by injury. Without his usual outlet, he turned to alcohol. . . . Read more here
About 3,000 runners participated in the Tustin Hangar Half Marathon on Sunday, March 3. For at least six of those runners, the distance to the finish line paled in comparison to the distance they traveled to get to the starting line. . .
Our team at the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, training for the Rock n Roll Half Marathon in November 2018 was featured in Runner’s World Magazine. Click to go to article
Heather from Up And Running Again Spokane shares her powerful story on how her life has been transformed.
“Only the SPECIAL people get the fancy police escort.” Minzi told Heather as she encouraged her along the LAX Half Marathon. This wasn’t Heather’s first half marathon. She had trained before with Up and Running Again to run other half marathons. But this race was different. Heather, from Orange County Rescue Mission had done many […]
She talks like a poet or writer and she runs like a dancer, and she definitely has a warm and encouraging and sensitive spirit. But, as is true of all of us, Elizabeth is more than meets the eye. We first met Elizabeth a year ago when she began training for her first half marathon […]
“There’s a scripture that I love and it became alive while serving with Up and Running Again, ‘And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ Acts 20:35.” […]