Keep up-to-date on our latest news with Second Wind-Finish Strong, Inc.
THANK YOU to so many for your support, feedback, encouragement and coaching so Second Wind-Finish Strong, Inc can keep improving our service delivery. We are excited, as there is a lot going on with development and investing others' lives. Here are a few updates:
NEWS FLASH 1
Pete is now on the radio with "The Spirit of the Comeback" messages!
Pete's deep gratitude goes to THE SHEPHERD RADIO Group and Radio Station Operations Manager - Mike Gilland. Pete has a rotation of 60 inspirational "Second Wind Radio - Spirit of the Comeback" messages. Mike has graciously given Pete the opportunity to record these messages at THE SHEPHERD RADIO. These messages now air on the radio and the segments are called "FOR THE WIN!" The messages will broadcast on the following "The Shepherd Network" radio stations:
Orlando - 1270 AM
Ocala/The Villages - 720 AM and 103.5 FM
Gainesville - 1430 AM and 96.3 FM
NEWS FLASH 2 100% of "first-time" Half-marathoners and Marathoners Pete has trained FINISH!! ALL 47 new runners in last 8 years have FINISHED STRONG!!
Pete has had the pleasure of leading a running/walking group at his church for 9 years. About 7 years ago some in the group started to become interested in trying their first half-marathon,,,,and then some became interested in attempting 26.2 miles! To date, Pete has trained 45 people to run their first half or full distance marathon! Pete has trained a wide diversity of folks and has a 100% success rate with his "first-time" runners finishing their distances. In most of the cases Pete will train and run the race with those he coaches. Pete provides powerful training advice and wisdom, positive mental visualization and powerful ENCOURAGEMENT and MOTIVATION!!....so everyone FINISHES STRONG!!
NEWS FLASH 3 Pete was honored to teach on an 18 month training contract with North Highland Consulting supporting a large Change Management with AdventHealth.
For the last year and half (or 18 months) Pete had the opportunity to deliver training with North Highland Consulting . For the last several years North Highland Consulting has ranked as one of the top consulting firms in the world! I had the blessing of working on a large "Change Management" project for AdventHealth delivering training support in a variety of settings (on-line and live). Pete provided training support at multiple AdventHealth locations in Orlando, Tampa, North Pinellas(FL), Shawnee Mission(KS), Overland Park(KS), Ottawa(KS), Killeen(TX), Burleson(TX), Mansfield(TX), and Hendersonvillle(NC).
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NEWS FLASH 4
Pete ran the 2022 New York City Marathon supporting the National Kidney Foundation, celebrating miracles and perseverance with his wife Lisa!
Two years ago, Pete's original effort with the NYC Marathon was to raise money for the National Kidney Foundation and run with the NKF Team to honor his dad (Peter Sr.) who endured a very long battle with kidney disease.
2020 – The NYC Marathon was cancelled due to COVID-19.
2021 –Pete's wife Lisa had to have emergency surgery the morning of the NYC Marathon. THANK GOD for all the miracles that morning! The surgery was successful and she made a full recovery!
2022 –Pete got the chance to run this year…run the 26.2 miles this across the 5 boroughs of NYC! Pete: "My gratitude also goes out to the National Kidney Foundation for graciously allowing me another opportunity to run the NYC Marathon, after what happened last year."