The Legacy Behind The Legacy Coins
Note about this series: The Run The Year Legacy Coin Series is about the 10 coins you can get for taking this annual challenge. Each coin has a theme/mindset for the year. See what each one represents and reflect on what they mean to you in your fitness journey.
Legacy Coin #1 | COMMITMENT
Where it all begins...
The first year you take the Run The Year Challenge, we send you the "Year 1 Commitment Coin."
If you already have the Commitment Coin, you know that it signifies a pivotal milestone in your journey of miles and self-discovery.
If 2024 will be your first year, you can start to reflect now on what it means...
Commitment is the Pivotal Milestone
This coin represents the first year you took on the Run The Year Challenge, and committed to a year-long fitness journey.
Take a moment to reflect on that initial year.
What motivated you to embark on this journey?
What were your goals, and how did you feel when you first laced up your shoes or took that initial step on your journey?
The "Commitment" coin serves as a reminder of the dedication and determination you exhibited during that time.
Commitment Beyond the Challenge
Commitment is more than just a word; it's a powerful force that propels us forward in all aspects of life.
In the context of the Run The Year Challenge, it means staying true to your goals, even when the path ahead seems daunting. It's the unwavering promise you made to yourself to prioritize your health and well-being.
Your commitment to the challenge likely meant setting aside time each day or week to move, rain or shine. It meant pushing through the tough days when motivation waned and the finish line seemed distant. It's a testament to your perseverance. No matter if you complete 500 or 2024 miles in your first year, you took the first step towards fitness and that is something to be proud of.
The Driving Force Behind Success
With each legacy coin, we go beyond simply celebrating a milestone. We aim to create a seamless connection between the previous and the next step in the legacy journey. These coins serve as powerful reminders of the progress you have made and the potential that lies ahead.
As you collect each coin, you're not just accumulating a physical representation of your achievements; you're weaving a tapestry of personal growth and self-discovery. Each coin builds upon the foundation of commitment, adding layers of strength, resilience, and determination.
By drawing a connection between the previous and the next coin, we emphasize the importance of continuity and progress. Just as commitment is the catalyst for success, each subsequent coin represents a new chapter in your journey. They symbolize the evolution of your goals, the challenges you've overcome, and the victories that lie ahead.
A Journey of Miles and You
As you look at the Commitment Legacy Coin, remember the strength it took to sign-up for your first year of the challenge. Embrace that same commitment in everything you do, and watch how it transforms your life.
Drawing a Connection | Commitment + Success
Commitment is often the driving force behind success in any endeavor. Whether it's in your fitness journey, career, or personal life, staying committed to your goals is what sets you apart. The "Commitment" coin serves as a tangible reminder that you have the power to commit to your dreams and make them a reality.
In the next blog post, we'll explore the Legacy Coin #2 | Strength, a symbol of the physical and mental strength you gain through your journey.
SHARE YOUR LEGACY
Our legacy begins and ends with you.
Your legacy, your story, your commitment - these are the threads that weave together the fabric of our being. They are the reason why Run the Edge is proudly able to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Run the Year Challenge this year.
Without you, without your story, we would not be here. You are our lifeline and our driving force.
Submit your story - share your legacy.
Curious about a particular Legacy Coin?
Read the story behind each Legacy Coin, each is showcased and linked below.
YEAR 1 | COMMITMENT >
YEAR 2 | STRENGTH >
YEAR 3 | COURAGE >
YEAR 4 | PASSION >
YEAR 5 | TENACITY >
YEAR 6 | BELIEVE >
YEAR 7 | ENDURANCE >
YEAR 8 | FOCUS >
YEAR 9 | REFLECT >
YEAR 10 | THRIVE >