Walk, Run, Soar

A 52-Week Running Devotional

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Don't just run. Soar!

As a runner, you work hard to meet your physical goals. But deep down, you long for your training to be a more meaningful experience, one that engages your body, mind, soul, and spirit. Walk, Run, Soar is a 52-week devotional and training journal designed for runners (and walkers!) who long to experience God's presence in a deeper way as you pound the pavement or traverse the trails. Walk, Run, Soar gets you moving with a new motivation: knowing Jesus more, every step of the way.

Along with weekly devotions to inspire you, Walk, Run, Soar includes
· practical running and training tips
· training schedules from a triathlon and marathon coach
· advice on how to fuel your body well
· reflection questions and action steps
· space to journal and record your running progress

Whether you are new to running or a longtime runner, this inspiring devotional will motivate you to hit your fitness goals while strengthening your faith.

Get ready to soar!

"The book you are holding in your hands is a powerful guide to help you experience God every step of your journey. It will turn your attention away from the lesser goals and toward the greatest goal: experiencing God on the run."--from the foreword by Olympian RYAN HALL

Dorina Gilmore Young
is a writer, speaker, former news reporter, and long-time runner. She blogs at DorinaGilmore.com and is a contributor on DaySpring's (in)courage writing team. Dorina's husband, marathoner and Ironman triathlete Shawn Young, provides the practical running tips in Walk, Run, Soar. Together, the Youngs coach cross-country, track, and marathon teams. They live in California, raising three daughters to love the cultural diversity, beautiful landscapes, and unique food of the state.


"A foam roller for your faith! Five to ten minutes of this devotional will leave you rejuvenated as you discover the unique connection between running and faith. Packed with entertaining stories, practical running tips, and challenging faith steps, this book is the ultimate training tool."

CJ Albertson, college coach, indoor marathon world record holder; Chelsey Albertson, U.S. Olympic marathon trials qualifier

"Having known the Youngs for over twenty years, I've observed the anvil on which these amazing devotionals were forged. Using personal examples and practical suggestions, they apply Bible verses to life and running, showing us vividly how to 'walk, run, and soar' spiritually and physically."

John Volkman, has run a marathon in all 50 states and 10 provinces, and has coached marathon runners for over 20 years

"This book is the perfect amount of storytelling, devotion, and practical running advice; such a gift from an inspiring couple! I also love that it gives me an opportunity to journal and record both my spiritual and running journey at the same time."

Sunny Arada, owner and founder of Endure Jewelry and former NCAA Division I track athlete

"Dorina is an encourager who moves women forward in their faith. Her words will give you the courage to take the next brave, Jesus-following step in your story."

Holley Gerth, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of You're Already Amazing

"Biblical resources for spiritual perspectives to inspire and instruct my athletes. Dorina and Shawn have created a powerful and applicable guidebook of higher purpose for runners of the faith, and I know I will use it for years to come in countless circumstances."

Ray Winter, PhD, cross-country and track-and-field head coach, Fresno Pacific University

The Authors

  1. Dorina Gilmore Young

    Dorina Gilmore Young

    Dorina Gilmore Young is a writer, speaker, former news reporter, and longtime runner. She blogs at www.dorinagilmore.com and is a contributor on DaySpring's (in)courage writing team. She also writes regularly for The MOPS Blog and Kindred Mom. A...

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  2. Shawn Young
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    Shawn Young

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