Wednesday, February 16, 2011


This may sound a bit silly, but I have long had a secret dream to volunteer at a race. I've always been a runner, never a volunteer. When I race, I am always so grateful for those amazing volunteers--they just seem so awesome! I love seeing their smiling faces at check in, handing out Gatorade, or awarding finisher's medals. And volunteers get to witness to some really incredible moments and personal achievements. I get goosebumps just thinking about it!

This month, my dream comes true: I am volunteering at a benefit 5K Saturday, February 26. I am super stoked because this race is also for a good cause; it will benefit the family of a cancer patient. If you find yourself in the vicinity and in the mood for a quick little 5K jaunt, you should jog on over to the Shops at Riverwoods in Provo at 8 a.m. and join us runners (and volunteers!). You can learn more about the family, pre-reigster, or donate at If you're a more spur-of-the-moment kinda runner, there will also be race-day registration. 26.2 Running Company is sponsoring the event and is providing timing chips--always great for training! The course will follow the Provo River Trail. If you can't run, then please donate!

Bean Benefit 5K
Saturday, February 26, 2011
8 a.m.
The Shops at Riverwoods
Register or donate at

1 comment:

  1. You have completely inspired me to start volunteering. I can't wait to hear about your Saturday volunteer recap!! GREAT POST and I am loving your blog!