Every goal begins with a dream. Challenges, obstacles, and distractions also seem to be part of what we must deal with on the way to achieving those goals. Avril Lavigne’s beautiful song “Keep Holding On” underscores this inspiring message to remember your dreams are worth the effort.
Believe In Yourself…Pass It On.
[guy 1] Hey check it out.
[guy 2] Huh. What happened to that guy.
[guy 1] Put that sign back up!
You're not alone
Together we stand
I'll be by your side,
you know I'll take your hand
When it gets cold
And it feels like the end
There's no place to go
You know I won't give in
No I won't give in
Keep holding on
'Cause you know we'll make it through,
we'll make it through
Keep holding on
This commercial actually makes me cry every time I see it. Yes, it's great he's sticking with the race and finishing no matter how long it takes. But what makes me cry is that he's alone, no one is there "with him". Then these strangers give a kindness that is invaluable (just like simply smiling at a stranger can make all the difference in the world to them that day if they are feeling alone or invisible to the world).
Paige about 1 month ago from NJ
This help me believe in myself to get a good grade on EOG.
Christina about 1 month ago from North carlinoa
it's more than just a commercial.
bea 2 months ago from philippines
We saw this commercial and were inspired by it! Thank you for sharing it! I will pass it on to as many people as I can!! A great uplifting and inspiring message!
Shawnee 2 months ago from Arizona
I saw this commercial and knew it was important for me to share it. Passing it on.
Alicia 3 months ago from Pass Christian, MS
I love this commercial it's so inspiring Thank you www.values.com
Stacy Hale 3 months ago from New Bedford, Ma, USA
it's inspiring , love it
amy 3 months ago from canada
I just saw this commercial, and instantly knew I had to search online for it. i will be playing this in my small meet-up group (Jesus Girls In Pink) this Saturday. Thanks!
Esther 3 months ago from Lansing, Michigan
Cry my eyes out every time I watch it. Very powerful amazing message. Love it
susan 4 months ago from New berlin wi
This commercial instantly brought tears to my eyes. So inspiring - so touching! Thank you for making my day!
Jessica Holmes 4 months ago from Danville, IL
Seven months out from a stem cell transplant for a recurrence of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Every day feels like a race. Love that I also have my own private cheering section.
Cynthia Branch 4 months ago from Harsens Island, MI
brilliant commercial. Absolutely brilliant. Helps me believe I can do it now too. Thanks!
Brad Wiebe 4 months ago from Lethbridge
I am planning on taking part in a Beginners Triathlon in June as a 50th birthday present to myself. This video gives me the courage to do it. :-)
Dawn Kifer 5 months ago from Willingboro, NJ
awesome add me to the list that cried thank you for what you do
Ron Massey 5 months ago from Quincy Wa
I cry every time I see it
Luke Allan 5 months ago from La cal
Seriously, this is very cute.. i cry every time i watch this. Very encourageing
emma 5 months ago from NYC
That was a beautiful and very encouraging commercial. Speaks volumes about perseverance.
Stephanie 5 months ago from Rochester, MI
A double post, I know. But I watched this video again with my 4-year-old. A few months ago, she ran a kids race where she was the slowest and fell down. But eventually she stopped crying and ran again and got a medal. She wants to run another race and I am using this video to frame the concept of personal achievement with her. "He still wins, even though he's last." I love that this video can be powerfully framed in different ways.
Varda 5 months ago from Atlanta
To me, this is as much about the race workers as it is about the runner. The runner's tenacity is amazing (and we've all been him). But having the empathy to reach out and celebrate another's courage...that's what makes me cry EVERY SINGLE TIME I see this video.
Varda 5 months ago from Atlanta
This is so nice always believe when someone tells u .. U can't do anything .. U can do it
Jess 5 months ago from New York City
Absolutely beautiful commercial. Great job!
April 5 months ago from Washington DC
Keep holding on. Do not give up . cross the finish line. Believe in yourself.. .
Constance 5 months ago from Bahamas
Awesome commercial! Painfully inspiring!
That knee plant! Ouch, better than not finishing.
Sammie JoJo 5 months ago from Minnesota
I have seen this commercial a lot and it has personally helped me to believe more in myself. I may be unemployed, overweight, and lonely at times but this commercial reminds me of the strength of the human spirit. It is by far my favorite commercial you have ever done and helps me reflect on my own trials and tribulations.
Good job and pass it on! :)
William Selsor 5 months ago from Eustis, FL
This commercial made me cry. Didn't think a commercial could do that. Movies, books, even TV shows, but commercials? That's powerful.
B. 5 months ago from TX
love this commercial its so inspiring!
laura 5 months ago from nevada
I think this commercial is absolutely inspiring! I smile from ear to ear each time it comes on! As a runner I know how much it means to not give up on something and how amazing crossing that finish line feels! I absolutely love it!
Alyssa 5 months ago from Bloomington-Normal
Awesome commercial. The positive message it sends, the struggle and pain they show the runner going threw. But he does not give up. Great message. Great commercial.
Roy Segovia 6 months ago from McAllen TX
Thank you for having this commercial. It's beyond perfect. It caught me at the right time when I needed to see it. It was perfect.
Lia Z 6 months ago from Pittsburgh Pa
My girlfriend and I were in tears and deeply moved by this commercial. What an inspiration of determination it shows us. Kudos for such a positive message in a sea of advertising muck.
John Keiser 6 months ago from Buena Park CA
This commercial is nothing short of brilliant. Absolutely inspiring and amazing, not to mention realistic!
We all know that every last one of us would be cheering for this man, as he finishes the race, having set his mind to it and believed in himself.
Chris Davis 6 months ago from Medford, Oregon
I just saw this commercial on TV and it literally brought me to tears. Thank you so much for this positive and inspirational message.
Crystal 6 months ago from San Diego
This commercial really impacted me. This represents so many different scenarios in life.
There is just something about seeing the inner goodness in people, even amongst strangers. Makes me believe in the human race again. (Even though it is only a commercial.
Jessica 6 months ago from New Oxford,PA
Love the beauty behind this commercial. First time seeing it today..
Deb 6 months ago from Omaha
LOVE Love love this commercial..
benita 6 months ago from bailey
Saw this and thought, I need to share this with all the people who are shooting for weight loss this new year.
Anna 6 months ago from Atlanta, GA
beauteful (i know ths word is not right)
adam 6 months ago from canada
adam 6 months ago from canada
I've seen this commercial a number of times, and I still get choked up every time I see it. I think we've all been there, and it's sometimes hard to remember that we're not alone.
Linda Szymoniak 6 months ago from NW Indiana
Very inspiring, my daughter tears up every time. Thank you
Krista 6 months ago from Michigan
When I saw this commercial. I just happened to see the near ending. I couldn't hear it over people, but none the less I got the message. It made me tear up so bad. I then looked it up again, and I just really started crying.
Amber 6 months ago from Portsmouth, Ohio
This works every day... Very inspiring...
Bill 6 months ago from Vermont
I just love this. Makes me cry every time I see it. It's amazing to see him achieve something that he obviously worked so hard to complete. ❤❤❤
Sarah 6 months ago from Florida
Thank you for this - I saw it at the exact time I needed it - Keep up the wonderfulness!!!
Sheila 6 months ago from California
I LOVE THIS SONG! Keep Holding ON by AVRIL LAVIGNE!
Luigi 7 months ago from Brazil
I know I just sent a comment through but I watched it a second time and got chills. I wish I would see these commercials on every channel. I haven't seen any of them anywhere!
Celeste 7 months ago from Ocala
I don't know if I am just over-emotional right now or what but I just started to tear up. Amazing, outstanding commercial.
Celeste 7 months ago from Ocala
This commercial makes me bawl my eyes out every time, best commercial I've seen. Please keep them coming!
Kaily 7 months ago from Utah
Just beautiful! I'm so impressed with this foundation and values.com. I'm passing it on...
Cassi 7 months ago from California
I love the power in this commercial. I just started crying when I saw this and rewound my tv 5 times. How his knees were scraped showed how he fell but got back up. Great commercial. Make more!
Sarah 7 months ago from Rhode Island
This is the most heart warming commercial I have ever seen! Thank You for adding such a wonderful ad for viewers to see.
Cathy Healey 7 months ago from Attleboro, MA
so inspirational :')
Kellye 7 months ago from Bakersfield, CA
I'm sitting here bawling. Great commercial. Thank you.
Jessica Smith 7 months ago from Buena Park, CA
Wow...what a great commercial! Made me cry and so inspirational!
Emily 8 months ago from San Antonio, TX
Can't stop watching this -- with tears in my eyes.
Nancy Pochepko 8 months ago from Pittsburgh, PA
As long as you keep trying, you will never lose. That's what he proves.
John Brooks 8 months ago from Alaska
This really made me cry. :') Loved it.
Katie 8 months ago from SC
I help lead an exercise and weightloss class for women and I just HAD to show this commercial in class. It's so beautiful and inspirational!
Raven Perry 8 months ago from Spokane, WA
This is the best commercial I've ever seen on TV. It actually made me tear up!
Danielle 8 months ago from California
this made my day
m 8 months ago from ny
WONDERFUL; KEEP IT UP
GARY MATTHEWS 9 months ago from THE VILLAGES FL
Push a little more!! It ll be enough soon!
GG 9 months ago from Lima, Perú
I just love this..thankyou
Wendy Kreck 9 months ago from Perth Western Australia
A Japanese proverb: “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”
Ken Rudie 9 months ago from Utah
dont give up!
tatyanna 9 months ago from killeen/tx
it was very beautiful
tabitha lockahart 9 months ago from 305 1st place NW
No matter how long it takes, or how many times you fall, keep on going, you'll make it!
fox rj 10 months ago from Madera CA
encouraging get that man a drink!
emma 10 months ago from fl
great message,never give up.
reyna 10 months ago from Rowland Hieghts,California
I love the positive quotes. Great thoughts lead to great hearts :)
Gina Jones 10 months ago from Tampa, Florida
Encouraging and give that man a drink!
chris 10 months ago from penna.
we should not give up...
maria christine dianga 10 months ago from davao
That's really nice, pass it on(:
Kara 10 months ago from Littleton, CO
These are great commercial with great messages. I hope that people REALLY watch them and think and act on the messages. You are doing great work. I love seeing these 'commercials'.
Lee Beatrice 10 months ago from Peoria, AZ
Paul 10 months ago from Louisville ky
Great Video, wish I could put it on my facebook page
David 10 months ago from San Jose
Whenever I feel down and out. I just view one of your videos and it just lifts me up. Thank you so much. When can I expect to see new videos? I think I know all of the ones on your website. THANK YOU SO MUCH. GOD BLESS,
Stan 10 months ago from Valencia ca.
An inspiring message...keep holding on...every human being has events happen that seem insurmountable. But look at the situation after it's over and you'll see growth, lessons learned and triumph. Everyday.
Mary Maxwell 11 months ago from Calgary Alberta