Earlier this week I got a notification from my Nike+ Running App. The App urged me to pledge to run as many miles as I could this week. For every mile I ran, Bank Of America would donate 40 cents to (RED), a charity which looks to end the AIDS epidemic in Africa.
40 cents a mile doesn’t sound like all that much. But I’m a supporter of the (RED) organization and I know how far even that small amount can go. So I’ve pledged to run this week and add my miles to the tally. I encourage you to download the app and do the same.
It wasn’t a hard decision for me to make. I probably would have gone running a couple of times this week anyway.
But what I’m starting to realize is having a reason to run that’s bigger than myself is the best kind of motivation for me. Continue reading