People take up running for many different reasons, from weight loss to off-season conditioning for athletics to improve cardiovascular health. But did you know that running is an effective way to strengthen one’s faith as well? Run for God – The Marathon Challenge is a guide to running and a twelve-week training plan aimed at running a Full Marathon, but with a Christian focus. The Marathon Challenge introduces runners to the parallels of faith and fitness. The workout plans, discussion questions, and Bible verses make it both a practical resource and workbook for individuals and groups, especially new runners. From advice about shoes and injuries to tips on race etiquette, the Marathon Challenge will be educational and inspirational. We have Run for God Challenges for all levels of runners, even those who have never run. Learn to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ while understanding the parallels of enduring a sport like running and enduring your faith. It doesn’t matter if you are taking the class or teaching a class, Run for God will change your life. Enjoy the journey! Make sure you're a logged in and then click a week below to get started! Each Challenge is a prerequisite to the next. In other words, if you plan to start the Marathon Challenge, you should be able to run a Half Marathon.
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