It was sports day again this week and it reminded me of this amazing race that happened last year.
Who are we cheering on in life?
We have the power to do such good, simply through encouragement. So what is stopping us?
I had never been to a school sports day like it.
The largest cheer of the day was for someone who came last in what was the slowest time of the day by a very long way.
My daughter attends a school for children with learning difficulties and recently it was their sports day. It was a real joy to watch these young people taking part and it was refreshing to hear how much someone had improved being celebrated alongside who was winning the various races.
The highlight of the day came during the 200m when one of the runners sat down on the track with around 100m to go. A member of staff made their way over to the runner and helped her up and they both began walking towards the finishing line.
The girl involved was clearly distraught and she looked down at the ground as she trudged along…
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