Like many others at the onset of a new year, Pete Rettler looked in the mirror in late 1993 vowing to make a healthy change.
He was in college at the time hoping to lose weight, and he and a friend ultimately made a bet: They both vowed to go for a run outdoors every single day of the 1994. No matter what.
And they did. Day after day. Rain. Sunshine. Snow. Anything. Everything.
Though both men completed this healthy New Year’s challenge, it turns out that stretch of 365 days was only the beginning for Pete.
There were pitfalls, and struggles. Late bills. Four sons to feed. Mounting pressure. And tears, for sure, for Arletta Allen.
And now? Tears of a much different kind. Check this out:
“This was an amazing opportunity and to be recognized in such a beautiful way brings me to tears! I absolutely love Moraine Park and this experience. For all who support me in the climb, along with my goals and dreams, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. Thank you!”