Why I Run

I run not to get away,  but to get through.

I run not to become out of breath, but to gain breath.

I run to be social and I run for solitude.

I run to connect and I run to disconnect.

I run not to avoid work, but to inspire work.

I run to feel empowered and I run to remind myself that I am still weak.

I run to meditate and I run to ruminate.

I run not to lose weight, but to gain balance.

I run because it is what I do.

Because I run, I can be who I am.

And that is why I run.

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5 Responses

  1. Reblogged this on InspiredWeightloss! and commented:
    Running is one of my favorite workouts!

  2. Running is just putting one foot in front of the other and keep going. Its that easy. Keep going!

  3. Reblogged this on divorcedandangry and commented:
    Love this post….so I thought I’d share it with my piece of the blogosphere.

  4. boyalasco says:

    this is a good post i guess we should all learn to run

  5. smirkpretty says:

    I run because I am not allowed to give up. It is nice to know I am not alone. Thank you for this!

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