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DiverCITY

This piece first appeared on lululemon’s “Stories from our Store.” “The Queens have arrived!” my manager announced. But there was no need for an introduction – these Queens know how to make an entrance, even when it’s 7 a.m. on a Saturday. The early call time may have slowed down their arrival – it was more of a stroll than a strut down the empty road – nevertheless, they still looked fierce and once the caffeine hit their veins and the runners hit the pavement, it was show time. The audience? 10,000 people. The distance? 10 K. The goal? Don’t. stop. cheering. It’s easy to cheer for the first ones – the ones with the quick legs and the fast times. The ones who sprint through an entire city in the time it takes me to remember my computer password. The energy and the novelty doesn’t wear off for them. But what about the ones with the personal bests that aren’t measured in seconds but steps forward? They count and they deserve to be recognized. It’s …