They Clapped!

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It was toward the end of the 10 mile race and a young woman came in toward the finish line.  Everyone clapped! Even the elderly couple sitting on a bench stood up and clapped. She wasn’t first, as a matter of fact, she was probably close to last. She was a runner. They clapped for them all. I’m not a runner and have never been to the end of a race before, it touched me to the core that everyone, just for finishing was acknowledged.

It got me quite emotional. It makes me want to clap my hands for others!

Have a wonderful day!

Enjoying the Adventure,

Dr. Dink

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Author: Karen "Dink" Urbanski

Loving life & sharing with others!

7 thoughts on “They Clapped!”

  1. On race day, you are working much harder than regular days. You have the adrenaline rushing of the event, plus you push yourself harder without realizing it with all the other runners around you. My last race, I was looking forward to the end as I was exhausted and those claps at the end give you the extra push to finish strong! Those claps are so important.

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