Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #10 “Find Your Friends at the Finish Line”

Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #10 “Find Your Friends at the Finish Line”

When you run with 60,000 people, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. The Peachtree Road Race has so many runners at the end of the race that they have huge balloons with letters on them so you can find your friends at the finish line. I always tell the folks that run...
Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #9 “Everyone Needs Encouragement”

Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #9 “Everyone Needs Encouragement”

One of the biggest surprises while running the world’s largest 10K is how many people stand along the race course cheering runners on. Thousands of people cheer on runners they don’t even know. Honestly, I didn’t even hear most of what they were saying because I...
Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #8 “Wear the Right Clothes”

Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #8 “Wear the Right Clothes”

You would be amazed at the stuff you see people wear while running the Peachtree Road Race. It is unbelievable! Some people dress up like the Statue of Liberty. Some people run in full army gear. Some people wear Uncle Sam type hats, paint their faces, and drape...
Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #7 “The T-shirt Matters”

Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #7 “The T-shirt Matters”

At the end of the world’s largest 10K race, everyone who finishes the race receives a t-shirt. That’s a 60,000 t-shirt order! Only a few people leave with a pay check but everyone that completes the race leaves with the coveted Peachtree Road Race t-shirt. Getting a...
Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #6 “Avoid the Sprinklers”

Ten Disciple Making Lessons from a 10K: Lesson #6 “Avoid the Sprinklers”

There is a very real and powerful temptation for the 60,000 runners in the annual Peachtree Road Race. Along the 6.25 course there are a half a dozen fire hydrants sprinkling water on runners as they run and walk by. At first thought, the nice mist of water appears to...