Beautiful 542 people,
We ought to be so So proud of ourselves, not hard on ourselves..
Because we live in a country that keeps us uncertain, agitated, stressed, in a constant race against time or political events.
Compared to runners from Europe and the developed world, well..
We have very few or no green, vast spaces dedicated to runners, their safety and their well-being and health. We run alongside cars and burned fuels;
We committed: we run, train, laugh, and sweat despite the toughest life conditions and probably underpaid pays at our workplaces;
We committed and we run every training, despite life’s stress, from traffic to Commuting from far regions at our own costs and time;
We run, train, laugh together and motivate one another every time , even though each one of us is probably similarly struggling to keep our family well-off and happy, in this controversial country.
However, Our beauty, the beauty of being here, now, is :
In Lebanon, it’s not just about the clean air and the vast fields.. it’s Us, the “people”, who share common values, the love to really ” live”.
From wherever we come in Lebanon, We share the exact same concerns, stress, burdens, and we share the same love to socialize, laugh, make friends, open up, meet others, share a common cause and push one another…don’t we?
I was abroad for a while… all there was however, most of the time, was big (really big) green fields, places that make you feel well taken care of – yea , they do; but something else was always missing ..
There was nothing like you people- who could make a normal place/ location/ sidewalk, one of the best experiences and places to spend the eve every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday:)
To the most beautiful People i’m still meeting every time:
*Please Be proud of You*
Hats off to your commitment,
to all the effort you are putting in,
whether you started from 0 or 5 or 10, to “hero” is where we all already are.