In this message we’re going to look at the biomechanics of a runner’s leg. What does running tell us about the Maker of all legs?
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“When he was out on the trail running, it was like someone just rang the school bell and said, ‘Recess’. It was utter playfulness.”
Obituary of Ultramarathoner Micah True,
Globe and Mail, April 1, 2012
“That’s where we[human beings] have an advantage, that steady running at a sub-maximal speed, and we can do that for… I don’t know how long.”
Dr. Benno Nigg, Founder of the Human Performance Lab, U of C
“Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God,
the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary,they will walk and not be faint.”
The Prophet Isaiah 40:28-31, TNIV
“Do you see what this means—all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? It means we'd better get on with it. Strip down, start running—and never quit!”
Hebrews 12:1, MSG
“Last Saturday, I ran 24 km on the Bow trail system, along the river from Edworthy Park to the Deerfoot and back. I was amazed at how I could just run and run and even when I stopped, I could have kept on running.”
New Hoper Zaak Robichaud