Be The Difference

Joey began Road to A 100 after he graduated college to share his experiences in his pursuit to run a 100 mile race. He reached his goal in 2014, moved to Wyoming and set a 2015 goal to win the Bighorn 100 next

You can follow Joey’s journey at Road to A 100.


Jim Carrey once said during a college commencement speech “the effect you have on others, is the most valuable currency there is.”

Today I received a book in the mail from a fellow blogger (Jim, Rite 2 Run) that he wrote about his life and journey to running in the Boston Marathon. And inside he wrote a personal note that was meaningful, genuine and very inspirational.

It seriously made my day.

Support. Positivity. Encouragement. That’s what the world needs more of. We need to support one another’s dreams, passions and goals. Whether we agree with them or not. We don’t accomplish things fully alone. And your words could mean the world to someone. Your words could be the difference in someone’s next big achievement or someone turning around just to give up.

“If you are not making someone else’s life better, then you are wasting your time. Your life…

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About Jim Brennan

Jim is a Philadelphia-based writer, author, poet and editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal.
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2 Responses to Be The Difference

  1. LB says:

    Jim, it must have been nice to know that you made someone’s day!
    You took the time to include a personal comment and that means more than many a gift.
    Good on you!


    • Jim Brennan says:

      It is certainly nice to hear from someone who connects with your story, especially a young man who inspires you. Joey has a unique story of his own, chasing the 100 mile dream, and now training to win the Bighorn 100 in 2015. Thanks for checking in, LB.


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