I Am a Marathon Runner

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 31 People

    What I've Discovered About Life Being A Marathon

    Sometimes life sucks, people leave, family members get older or sick; that confidence you once had that not only are you are young, invincible and immune to bad things, but so are your loved ones. I didn't realize this until the other day...my parents are getting older. Now I'm...
    WindsorCanada WindsorCanada
    36-40, M
    Nov 17, 2011

    Wondering, running every night at the streets

    of Bonifacio Highstreet where every corner is busy. flashing lights from cars and clubs, noise everywhere, stressed mind needed to calm. From that, I become a marathon runner. I started at 5k and now up to 10k and 16k. Soon, 21k! Relieves stress effectively and on the spot...
    BarbieChan BarbieChan
    26-30, F
    Dec 23, 2014

    Started aiming just to run

    for 5mins at 255lbs. And then I ran for 10mins. After that, I challenged myself to run a mile and then the mile turned into 5k, a 10k, a 12k and last fall, I did 13.1. It was life changing! Now at 177lbs, I really feel like I am becoming my own self.
    carlyistortious carlyistortious
    26-30, F
    Mar 20, 2014
    fnsolace12 fnsolace12
    22-25, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    1 Day Away

    I've been running for years....never had the courage or confidence to think I could enter races, even the smallest ones, and always struggled with the fear that I'd be dead last, if I did enter. When my youngest daughter joined Cross Country, watching her train, witnessing her...
    rubyinthedust rubyinthedust
    46-50, F
    Sep 4, 2011

    My name is Hailey, and I am from a small town

    in Missouri called Moberly. I am a devout distance runner and was a personal running trainer for my incredible dad, Eric...and I have quite an incredible story about the endurance and strength of my super-human dad. I was ending my second year at college and was on a cross...
    HaileyBee92 HaileyBee92
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    Really it's hard to find someone here .

    . Who like to share about running and his experiences.
    DeepFish DeepFish
    31-35, M
    May 24, 2014
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