Superheroes and Mum Runners… in our opinion they’re kinda the same thing!
Let’s look at how..
- Super Speed:
- Superheroes: “The Flash” can run at incredible speeds, leaving everyone in awe.
- Mum Runners have mastered the art of multitasking and can dash through their daily tasks with lightning-fast speed so they don’t miss out on their run or walk for the day.
- Super Stamina:
- Superheroes: Superman possesses endless stamina, allowing him to keep going even in the most challenging situations.
- Mum Runners also have superhuman stamina, juggling their family responsibilities while still finding time to hit the pavement for a run and squeeze in all their other daily commitments.
- Super Strength:
- Superheroes: The Hulk is known for his incredible strength, smashing through obstacles effortlessly.
- Mum Runners exhibit inner strength, overcoming many obstacles that come their way, whether it’s balancing work and family, or pushing through physical challenges during a run.
- Super Focus:
- Superheroes: Batman is renowned for his keen intellect and ability to concentrate on the task at hand.
- Mum Runners also have incredible focus, blocking out distractions and maintaining their running goals, even with little ones vying for their attention.
- Super Motivation:
- Superheroes: Spider-Man’s unwavering determination keeps him going, no matter how tough the situation.
- Mum Runners are fueled by their unyielding motivation, whether it’s maintaining a healthy lifestyle, setting a positive example for their children, or simply enjoying some well deserved “me time” on their runs.
- Super Adaptability:
- Superheroes: Iron Man’s ability to adapt and invent new technologies makes him a force to be reckoned with.
- Mum Runners are masters of adaptation, seamlessly adjusting their schedules to fit in a run, whether it’s waking up early or squeezing it in during lunch breaks or nap times, or bundling their sidekicks into a running pram to run together.
- Super Resilience:
- Superheroes: Wonder Woman’s resilience allows her to bounce back from any setback and keep fighting for justice.
- Mum Runners show remarkable resilience, overcoming the challenges that life throws at them and continuing to pursue their running goals with unwavering determination.
So, there you have it! Mum Runners possess their own unique set of superhero characteristics, combining strength, stamina, focus, motivation, adaptability, and resilience. They are everyday superheroes, balancing the responsibilities of motherhood while still finding time to lace up their running shoes and conquer the kilometres and achieve their running goals.
Are you convinced yet that you’re pretty awesome and as close to a superhero as can be humanly possible? You should be!
In honour of all our superhero Mum Runners and the superpowers that they possess in abundance we have released our July virtual running challenge: I am a Mum Runner, What’s your Superpower? We would love for you to check out the details on the challenge page and consider joining us. This challenge supports the Australian charity, the Starlight Children’s Foundation.