Diz Runs With… Ken Weary

On today’s show, I’m running with Ken Weary. Ken and his wife took a run-cation of a lifetime to Guatemala as part of the Mayan Running Adventures, and decided they’d like to experience Guatemala for more than just a week.

Ken Weary and his Family

Ken Weary and Family

After returning home, Ken and his wife spent about 6 months researching and planning, and decided they could pack up their kids and head to Guatemala. On our run, we talk a lot about the process of making a dramatic move like this, how the friends and family reacted, why there is no reason you can’t make a move like this if you really want to, and a whole lot more. Here are some of the highlights:

  • A great Guatemalan half marathon, as well organized as most races in the US, for only $24 dollars.
  • The process of taking the initial idea of moving to Guatemala to taking action and making it happen.
  • Connecting with a network of Central American ex-pats to get questions answered.
  • The transition from being in senior management to a stay at home dad while still doing some consulting work on the side.
  • The process of adjusting from American life to Guatemalan life.

To follow along with Ken and his family on their journey, check out their blog http://sunglassesrequired.com

On Facebook–Ken Weary

Shoot him an email–ken@weary.com

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