Excellence Reporter: Krissy, what is the meaning of life?
Krissy Moehl: To me, the meaning of life is what I do to add meaning to life; to my life and to the lives I touch. I add meaning to life through interactions with close friends and family. Extended dinners to laugh and talk. Teatime just before bed. Sneaking in afternoon runs. Baking bread to share.
I add meaning to life through checking in with perceived personal boundaries and exceeding them through physical challenges. Traversing long distances on foot. Running in the rain. Hiking in the mountains. I add meaning to my life by taking time to ground myself through quiet time alone. Writing. Reading. Sitting by the fire. Reflecting.
I add meaning to my life through interactions with my community. Participating in movement classes (yoga, kickboxing, sport training). Group training runs. Coaching. Race directing. Picking up trash. Saying hello as I walk down the street.
I don’t know that I exactly answer the question, What is the meaning of life? But I enjoy adding meaning to life.
~Krissy Moehl is a an Ultrarunner, Coach, Race Director, Author and Ambassador for a collection of amazing outdoor brands. Her passport is full of stamps from around the world thanks to her passion for travel and long distance racing. Her running resume, including over 100 ultra distance trail races and 55 female wins, ranks her amongst the top females in the sport, and her longevity now positions her as a sage.
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