Common Thread Stories
Tom's Over 40 Under 16 minute 5K
Fri, Jan 03
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Jan 03, 7:00 AM – Dec 31, 12:00 AM
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Tom is a teacher, dad and husband. He has always been a great athlete but this last year has brought some new challenges that make his goal even more impressive.
Marion lifts a buck fifty
Fri, Jan 03
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Jan 03, 7:00 AM – Dec 31, 12:00 AM
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This is the year of my body. No baby making. No nursing. Just me and my body.
Kelly brings consistency to 2020
Mon, Feb 10
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Feb 10, 2020, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2020, 11:00 PM
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“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at time. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” – Drew Barrymore
The four Immesurables
Mon, Feb 10
Williamstown
Feb 10, 2020, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2020, 11:00 PM
Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
To live by these words of Arundhati Roy, from her essay The End of Imagination....
ALL the little things
Thu, Feb 27
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Feb 27, 2020, 7:00 PM – Feb 27, 2021, 11:00 PM
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Hannah's breaking out of her shell in 2020!
A is for Amy's Acceptance
Sun, Apr 19
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Apr 19, 2020, 7:00 PM EDT – Apr 11, 2021, 11:00 PM EDT
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Owning Vulnerabilities and accepting who we are now, not who we once were or want to be, just who and what we are!
Kim is mindully living the "four Immeasurables" rather than measuring them in herself or others.
Sun, Apr 19
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Apr 19, 2020, 7:00 PM – Apr 19, 2021, 11:00 PM
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To live by these words of Arundhati Roy, from her essay The End of Imagination.
March 21, 2020 Update from Hannah Noel
Sun, Apr 19
Evanston
Apr 19, 7:00 PM – Sep 30, 11:00 PM
Evanston, Evanston, IL, USA
Hannah is not sanding still in isolation. She is still moving towards her goal (sometimes on one leg). It is just Pandemic Postponed.
A clearer picture of What to hold onto and what to let go for 2020.
Tue, Jun 23
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Jun 23, 2020, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2020, 11:00 PM
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2020 is about getting back to the basics, and my goal is to hold on these practices when we start adding other activities back into the mix. And I do realize that my experience is a blessed one:
Trust and Leap!
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I’m completely thrilled and excited for September to arrive. Sometimes I do get nervous but then remember that I got to this point from a lot of hard work and it’s happening at exactly the right moment in life. So, I choose to lean into that trust...
An Uodate from Jose
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Stephanie is Ready to take on the Mount Desert Marathon in ME!
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Award Winning course, on an island in Maine in the autumn - NOT CANCELLED. What more could you ask for! GO STEPH!!!
Tokyo 2020!!
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Vicky's Headed to Tokyo 2020!
Meg's Husband get's off his arse
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I totally needed to get this goal up here!! Read it now. Thanks.
Jane Journaling to a better place
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Jane is an amazing person. Read her story. Time to puff up your feathers!!!
By Far the Hardest thing Benn has done!....
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I will support you in anything and everything you do. I am thankful to be a runner. To not be bound by location, and yet to honor and love and inspire others to grab and take hold all goals and inspiration they can muster to do better in the world. We must and should be the change. There is no "wai
One Day at a Time.
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Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy." - Never Give In. - Winston Churchill
Amy is Owning it in the Present
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Williamstown
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Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
This year, Amy's goal is to be in the moment, accept the moment, and not be ashamed of the moment.
On a road to recovery
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The peace that comes with acceptance and honesty.
Lukes logging 100,000 Meters on the Hydrow with his dad
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Williamstown
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Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
It's Rowing and Coin Collecting for Luke.
Jose and a Half
Sat, Jun 20
Westfield Half Marathon
Jun 20, 7:00 AM
Westfield Half Marathon, Westfield, MA 01085, USA
Jose, father, husband and general awesome bloke aims to run a tough half marathon and plans to train through the notorious Berkshire winter!!!
Phil's Goal Update
Sat, May 16
Ohio
May 16, 7:00 PM
Ohio, Ohio, USA
Phil trained and May 16th he was ready. despite the fact that he could not travel to MA to run on Martha's Vineyard he hit the pavement and ran 13.1 on hi own in Ohio! Fantastic!!
Erin is finding balance over 26.2 miles.
Sat, May 16
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May 16, 9:00 AM
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"Pull a plow across a field? Sure. Carry heavy things or small children over small mountains? Yup. But run far at a reasonable pace? No. My people did not do that." But THIS IS THE YEAR ERIN IN GOING FOR IT, not just the finish line, the balance and the self that comes with training for it.
Meg's Half Marathon
Sat, May 16
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs
May 16, 8:20 AM
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA
Who says a half marathon is easier than a full marathon?
Phil's 13.1 with his daughter
Sat, May 16
Martha's Vineyard Half Marathon
May 16, 7:00 AM
Martha's Vineyard Half Marathon, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA
Phil is aiming to get back into running and be a huge support to his daughter join her and Meg in running the MV 13.1 miles.
Together goal for father and Daughter Team
Tue, May 12
Adams
May 12, 7:00 PM
Adams, Adams, MA, USA
Dan is supporting Brie in acheiving her goal and in doing so working towards his own goal of helping his almost 9year old grow up striving to meet her best potential.
Meg's Mom Makes Music
Sun, Apr 26
Williamstown
Apr 26, 7:00 PM – May 26, 11:00 PM
Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
A goal that is deeply personal, annoying and complex in that it probably has some deep psychological component that has made it an elusive goal since childhood.
To be like the ocean...
Mon, Apr 20
Boston
Apr 20, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Mike F and the Boston Marathon!!!
Mon, Apr 20
Boston
Apr 20, 7:00 AM
Boston, Boston, MA, USA
Awesome motivational story from Mike F going from actively disliking running to running the Boston Marathon!!!
March 21, 2020 Update from Marion
Sun, Apr 19
Williamstown
Apr 19, 7:00 PM
Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
Chin up Marion! To watch a video of Marion in action visit the facebook group page: Our Common Thread
Hannahs heating things up with hot yoga.
Wed, Apr 01
Burlington
Apr 01, 7:00 PM – May 17, 11:00 PM
Burlington, Burlington, VT, USA
Hannah is prioritizing her wellbeing and making plans to to become certified as a hot yoga instructor.
Back at it! Michelle's getting half marathon fit after a busy year.
Thu, Feb 27
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Feb 27, 7:00 PM – Jun 01, 11:00 PM
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Fully living in and loving living in my body
Sat, Feb 15
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Feb 15, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
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Anna's taking care of her body by accepting and loving it just the way it is.
Making Art Everyday
Sat, Feb 15
Williamstown
Feb 15, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
Kaye is making art everyday for herself and with her daughters.
Mohamed is headed to graduate school
Thu, Feb 06
Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography
Feb 06, 7:00 PM
Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography, Giza, El Omraniya, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Kids first in Ben's balancing act
Thu, Jan 23
Pittsfield
Jan 23, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA 01201, USA
Ben hopes to be a role model for his children as they grow up watching him balance work and family and life, while also prioritizing his own physical activity and nutrition.
Maggie's Million Mindful Steps!!
Wed, Jan 01
Williamstown
Jan 01, 7:00 AM – Apr 09, 11:00 PM
Williamstown, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA
A million steps taken in 100 days, inspired by friends, spirituality and the first woman to walk the Appalachian Trail.

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