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Category: Life Lessons

Outrun the Demons

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t ever be…

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I Miss Running

What Should I Do When I Can’t Run? I miss running. I haven’t been able to run in almost two months, and it’s…

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Running and Mental Health

An Interview with pt Health I was recently interviewed about running and mental health by pt Health, a “Community Clinic Network with 230…

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Getting to the Top of the Hill

In Running and Life “A hill is like a breakup…in time you get over it.” -Unknown In a couple of months, I will…

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Running as a Place to Rest

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne…

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How Running Saved Me from Being an Alcoholic

“The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.” — Dr. George Sheehan I used to…

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My All-Time Favorite Running Books

And What’s on My “To Read” List “All I do is keep on running in my own cozy, homemade void, my own nostalgic silence.…

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Unlike Life, Running is Simple

“The thoughts that occur to me while I’m running are like clouds in the sky. Clouds of all different sizes. They come and…

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The Incredible Feats of Yiannis Kouros

An Ultra-Runner for the Ages “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.…

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Lessons Learned from My First Ultramarathon

And Yes, I Will Run More “Struggling and suffering are the essence of a life worth living. If you’re not pushing yourself beyond…

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Why I Run

And What I Have in Common with Forrest Gump “Running! If there’s any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can’t…

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Why I Signed up for an Ultramarathon

Stepping out of My Comfort Zone “I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” – Ronald…

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The Myth of the Real Runner

And Why It’s a Lie “I often hear someone say ‘I’m not a real runner.’ We are all runners, some just run faster than…

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