Skip to comments.Runner in ‘Jesus Saves’ Bib Collapses, Is Saved by Group With Man Named Jesus
Posted on 11/03/2019 11:53:20 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
The last moment Tyler Moon remembers clearly in the Twin Cities 10-Miler on October 6 was seeing his parents and fiancée around the first mile. After that, he just has flashes of feeling off and struggling to breathe properly, followed by waking up in the ER with cuts on his face and a heavy, painful chest.
Despite never having any heart issues in the past, the 25-year-old had experienced ventricular tachycardia, an irregular heartbeat that caused reduced blood flow throughout his body. Just after the 8-mile mark, the lower chambers of his heart were getting no blood at all, so they simply shut down the operation, sending Moon careening to the ground, face first.
The racehis first of that distancewas meant to be a victory lap of sorts, capping off three years of hard work to lose weight, he told Runners World. Hed done a few 5Ks since college, and the steady, consistent running progress helped him lose 100 pounds.
It was brutal at first, the Eden Prairie, Minnesota, resident says. But once I began to drop the weight, it wasnt as hard on my knees and I got hooked. I began looking for ways to challenge myself.
When his fiancées brother ran the Twin Cities Marathon in 2018, Moon felt inspired, though he knew he wasnt quite ready to go the full 26.2. So he began to look for something a little bit shorter, and decided on the 10-miler this October.
As a Christian, he also saw it as an opportunity to share his faith: He had Jesus Saves on his bib instead of his name.
I hoped someone would see that message and feel encouraged by it, he recalls. That they might feel lifted up in some way, and that they werent alone.
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Sorry but my take is running distances like this is pure vanity. It serves no purpose but to glorify oneself for no appreciable gain.
Flame away, if you feel like it.
Heartwarming story. He had an entire unit of runners who stopped to help him. I found this interesting as well.
She told Runners World that CPR has to be done at compressions of a rate of 100 to 120 a minute. But when youre only a few miles from the finish line, and youre booking it at a speedy pace, your own heart rate is much higher than that. Plus, youre also dealing with an adrenaline surge. Both of these factors can be problematic, since they can push you to pump too fast with your compressions.
So with the exception of the other nurse who was a spectator, every runner who stopped had to take a moment to get his or her heart rate down in order to give proper compressions.
His savior was named Jesus Bueno= “Good Jesus.”
Jesus Bueno was later seen feeding around 5000 hungry homeless people, and speaking on a mount later in the week. He was last seen talking to some fishermen down by the warfs
I actually like doing that. I’m not sure it is vain to do something that gives you a feeling of accomplishment and even a humbling awe that you did something you never really thought you could do before. To each, his own, I guess.
The nearby bakery wondered why it was that they sold those 12 dudes and their Instructor only a few loaves of bread the previous day.
I agree. Challenging oneself is far from vanity.
Been there, done that and you are absolutely right..........
I used to get a kick out watching the running dudes prancing up and down a street warming up prior to a 5 or 10K race in their tank tops and super short shorts..........FWIW, I see they still do that....LOL!
As a post script, when I used to run in the 5 or 10K fun runs in Detroit back in the early 80’s, we would retire to a local bar for beer and I would immediately fire up my cigarettes.......LOL!
“Sorry but my take is running distances like this is pure vanity.”
Running eighteen to 24 ten-minute miles per week made me ridiculously healthy.
All the weight loss comes in the second half-hour.
Ill take your word for it.
I hope you’re not running on hard surfaces like concrete or asphalt... quick way to ruin your knees and hips from the constant pounding on the same joint surfaces.... Better to run on grass, dirt or sand... My orthopedic doctor told me years ago....
“I hope youre not running on hard surfaces like concrete or asphalt”
I’m old now. Major illnesses and injuries litter the decades since the time of which I speak.
Im old now as well. Running is a distant memory....
I’m 58 and had both hips replaced. Not do to running on hard surfaces though, Maybe football in high school. Rheumatoid Arthritis. Now my knees are going. Still moving though, thanks to “opiods” and steroids like Prednisone (corticosteroids, not anabolic steroids)
I have major pain in both my thumb joints due to arthritis and was given prednisone. Could only tolerate for two days then had to give it up. So I live with the arthritis pain and take one tablet of Advil every morning to handle the rest of my body's pain............
They talk about opioid addiction and there were times I was prescribed strong meds for issues but after one daily dose, I said screw it...........
I was put on prednisone for a different reason. Gout in my big toe. Seems silly but gout in that toe was more painful than losing a hip to Rheumatoid Arthritis. Even having a simple sheet lay across it was agonizing!And I’m no p%ssy Gen X snowflake but dammmun!
Aside from gaining a few pounds(which I could afford) I respond well to it. Probably should have been on it earlier but my rheumatologist didn’t think I re react well. I got a few swollen knuckles but can’t tell if it’s from RA or just all the abuse I’ve put my hands through all these years. Really doesn’t matter now. Pain is pain.
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