running spirit

Saint John Paul II

“Beloved Athletes…” Saint John Paul II’s Address to Italian Olympic Medal Winners

November 5, 2018

Saint John Paul II: Sports offers opportunity for Spiritual Elevation

Note: A copy of this address was published in the newspaper L’Osservatore Romano Weekly English Edition It was given during the 1984 Olympic Games. Abbreviated copies are available all over …

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Runner's Prayer

The Runner’s Prayer

October 31, 2018

“Run By My Side”

This delightful prayer has been floating around the interwebs for some time, in posts and images shared to blogs and social media. It’s usually under the title “Runner’s Prayer” or “Run By My Side.”


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prayers

5 Short Prayers for Your Next Run

September 27, 2018

It’s well-known that mantras work for runners. A mantra, used in this sense, is “a statement or slogan repeated frequently.” They act as an abbreviated version of positive self-talk, and we runners need all the positivity we can get …

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