Walk, Run, Soar: A 52-Week Running Devotional

Walk, Run, Soar: A 52-Week Running Devotional

by Dorina Gilmore Young, Shawn Young, Ryan Hall

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Overview

As a runner, you want to accomplish your physical goals. But deep down, you long for your training to be a more meaningful experience, engaging your body, mind, soul, and spirit. Walk, Run, Soar is a 52-week devotional and training journal designed for runners who hope to experience God's presence, purpose, and glory in a deeper way as they run. Dorina Gilmore Young, and her triathlete husband, Shawn, will get you moving with a new motivation: improving your spiritual health. Along with weekly devotions to inspire you, Walk, Run, Soar includes
· practical running/training tips
· training schedules from a running and triathlon coach
· advice on how to fuel your body well
· reflection questions and action steps
· space to journal and record your running progress

Whether you are new to running or a longtime runner, Walk, Run, Soar will motivate you to hit your fitness goals while strengthening your faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493428236
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/29/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 981,627
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Dorina Gilmore Young is a writer, speaker, former news reporter, and longtime runner. She blogs at www.dorinagilmore.com and is a contributor on DaySpring's (in)courage writing team. She also writes regularly for The MOPS Blog and Kindred Mom. A widow, Dorina helps women through grief recovery. She remarried in 2016 to triathlete Shawn Young, who provides the practical running tips in Walk, Run, Soar. Together, the Youngs coach cross-country and track teams. They live in California, raising three daughters to love the cultural diversity, beautiful landscapes, and unique food of the state.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 11

1 Cultivating Courage 15

2 Beauty from Ashes 19

3 Walking with Purpose 23

4 He Refreshes My Soul 27

5 Your Pace Is Your Pace 31

6 Cloud of Witnesses 35

7 Hydrating Well 39

8 Running Away from the Lies 43

9 Seasoned with Salt 47

10 Running through Life's Hurdles 51

11 Press On toward the Goal 55

12 Trust Your Coach 59

13 Get Up and Walk 63

14 Learning to Breathe 67

15 Looking beyond the Haze 71

16 Perfect Practice Makes Perfect 75

17 The Power of Suggestion 79

18 Traversing Life's Trails 83

19 Building Spiritual Muscles 88

20 Showing Up Matters 92

21 Coming Full Circle 96

22 Soaring through the Clouds 100

23 Walking on Water 104

24 Loving Your Neighbor on the Trail 108

25 Friend and Forerunner 112

26 Running for Diamonds 116

27 Suiting Up with Proper Gear 120

28 Valuing the Building Process 124

29 Battling Fear on the Course 128

30 Honoring Our Sacred Bodies 132

31 Your Race Isn't Over Yet 136

32 Walking Like Jesus 140

33 Letting God Nourish Us 144

34 Hitting the Wall 148

35 Under His Wings 152

36 Running to Worship 156

37 Training Together 160

38 Following My Coach 164

39 Resting in Unforced Rhythms 168

40 Running toward the Rock 172

41 Developing Mental Toughness 176

42 Building Muscle Memory 180

43 Run Like a Girl 184

44 Learning from the Crepe Myrtle 188

45 Running against the Wind 192

46 Fighting the Good Fight 196

47 Praying While Running 200

48 Navigating Injuries 204

49 Resting as Part of Training 208

50 Dealing with Disappointment 212

51 Finishing Well 216

52 Running the Ultramarathon 219

Appendix 1 How to Form a Running Group 225

Appendix 2 Warm-up Drills for Runners 232

Appendix 3 Walk, Run, Soar 5K 238

Appendix 4 Walk, Run, Soar 10K 241

Appendix 5 Walk, Run, Soar Half Marathon 244

Appendix 6 Walk, Run, Soar Weekly Mileage Chart 247

Appendix 7 Walk, Run, Soar Annual Mileage Chart 248

Acknowledgments 249

Notes 255

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