It Was Race Weekend!

Written by: Andrew Ware
March 21, 2023

RunninRev Newsletter March 20 (I mean close enough…right?): What is happening…not that yay asked, but I have some updates

Thought for the Week:

My thought is…I have no thought haha

With my race this past weekend I literally thought about not much else (hence why this is coming out on Tuesday. I will have a race recap coming out soon, but in the meantime check out these updates around the network.

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Your Turn: I would love to hear your thoughts:

For this week’s reflection; I offer to you the latest episode of the Active Faith Podcast:

Check it out and comment below with your answer to the question for the week, as I work to record the next episode of the podcast.

  • Tell me about your day(s) off

    • What do you do?

    • When do you take it?

Lenten Journey of Care

Lent is a time in the Christian Liturgical Calendar born from centuries of Christian practice of preparation for the celebration of Easter. During this time it would have been customary for persons of faith to engage in a time of deep, spiritual reflection, contemplating what a more holistic Christian lifestyle might look like.

This Lenten season I wanted to bring together a series of reflections on self-care so that readers may grow deeper in their relationship with self as a manner of growing deeper in their relationship with their creator. Join along for A Lenten Journey of Care, every Wednesday a new reflection will be posted by a different person from the Active Faith Community, each of whose voices you have heard on the Podcast, bringing new words as we grow together.

Check out Week 4:

Active Faith Pod Newsletter
“The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple he found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple, both the sheep and the cattle. He also poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables. H…
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Last Week on the Run

Ok, burying the lead here, but I will make a full race reflection this week.

Bottomline: Great Race!!! And a 7-minute PR=ran 1:33:29

Stats for Last Week:

Week Total – 31.97 miles
Longest run – 13.1 Miles (Shamrock Half Marathon)
For the Year – 450 miles

Follow along my journey via my Strava Profile

Intention for this week: RACE WEEK!!!

No other words are needed…just:


Yesterday in the Pulpit

I was not in the pulpit yesterday but had a good friend and colleague of mine that filled in for me. Check out his message here:

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  • Andrew Ware

    My vision as the RunninRev is to build community and faith relationships through running and self-care. I have become an advocate in the church for clergy care, and helping clergy prevent or recover from burnout. I see my primary outreach to the community as building these communal structures through running and having fun together on the run.

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1 Comment

  1. Julie B. Hughes

    Congratulations!! Great race and hope you are enjoying a bit of recovery now. 🙂


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