Ministry for endurance athletes plans local run


Chris Gillespie, founder of Team 413 GraceRunner Ministries, was on Talk of Alabama today. {}The organization is described as the largest ministry for endurance athletes in the world.On April 13, the ministry is sponsoring a half-marathon and 4.13K run/walk. You can sign up at{} {}The race is in Homewood.Gillespie explains the name Team 413 on his website. "In Philippians 4:13 Paul declares that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. {}While I will never be able to run a mile in five minutes, I can start the race, run with perseverance during the race, and finish strong. {}We believe that Christ enables us to use our gifts, talents, blessings, tests, trials, and troubles to share His love with others. {}For those of us who have a personal relationship with Him, He asks us to know Him and make Him known - this is our calling!"