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An Interview with Douglas Paroff - Co-Race Director of the Friends of Melana 5K - Episode 66

September 17, 2018

What you'll hear on this episode:

When Douglas learned his young daughter's friend Melana had a brain tumor, one that took her life shortly after, his running journey was born. 
 
The never say quit in Douglas led him from a 5K that left him in pain for days, to dreaming of longer distances. 
 
Running doesn't always sound like fun, but that means it can be a way of saying to the people around you - this is important.
 
Running has made Douglas a completely different person. Nothing is too scary anymore. He looks forward to each day. Everything is different now. 
 
Running changes us mentally because it gives us the time to sort through in a rational way the things that are troubling us. 
 
Running and purpose go 100% completely hand in hand.
 
Eyes on a 100 miler
 
Is scary a reason to back away, or the perfect reason to do something
 
In running I've learned a lot about myself and I've been taught a lot about myself
 
More information on Friends of Melana 5K - contact Douglass Paroff at:
 
dparoff@icloud.com or 330-351-3507

 

Introduction and closing song: One Flame to Burn (Prospect 7)

 

A special thank you to Solomon Whitfield for sponsoring today's episode through Patreon.

 

If you would like to comment on this podcast you can contact me and leave a comment at:

 

My google voice number which will go to a voicemail: 804-496-1112

Email me at: r.keithcartwright@gmail.com

 

 

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