No Excuses

Weighing in at 83kg, 8kg over. Every step feels heavy and I get tired easily. It’s time to get back.

Why did I stop in the first place? In my opinion, there is never a good reason.

I used to run to compete against fellow runners, I used to run to go faster. Today I run because I can.

6 months break from running and all other physical activities, running became a fresh new sports to me. I hope my journey motivates all who believed that the ability to run is a god’s gift. Likewise, I dedicate this to all who picked up running recently. Stop telling yourself you can’t, stop being lazy, start by saying you can and start getting active.

You are not alone

A board at MacRitchie greeted me on my return route. “How far can you go?” Today, I say I go as long as my legs take me. What about you?

Make Time

Whatever the reason you are running today, most importantly is to enjoy the process, from the swinging of the arms, the breadth of fresh air, the gentle “hi-five” with the ground. Make that a pleasant daily journey with your running buddy or with your inner soul. Let’s run buddies.

Running should not be dreaded. It should be a time to let go of everything and start over again.

#IRunBcozICan #JustRunLah


Posted by PushingForward
October 12, 2014 19:02
Visit blog
Share this article with your buddies

More from our bloggers


  1. Great post. I hope you had a good run today.

    Reminded me of a great quote, “Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can’t, you’re right”


Disclaimer: JustRunLah! members can maintain personal blogs and post articles such as the present. All messages, articles, and any opinions, advice, statements or other information contained in these posts or transmitted via JustRunLah! channels are the responsibility of the respective authors and not of JustRunLah!, unless JustRunLah! is specifically identified as the author of the message. The fact that a particular message or article is posted on or transmitted using this web site does not mean that JustRunLah! has endorsed that message in any way or verified the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of it. For enquiries please click here to contact us.