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I Love to Run

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    It just relieves stress and makes me feel free from everything.
    shannonigin shannonigin 22-25, F Mar 19

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    i love 2 go running. I think its just fun:) im kinda hyper and it helps me blow off energy.
    dillonj2001 dillonj2001 13-15, M Mar 28

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    Running With Cows - It's early in the morning, the sun hasn't quite risen yet but it's light enough to see. I leave the house, feel that chill of early morning, smell the crispness...
    wirramirra wirramirra 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 30, 2011

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    Run: Fit, Fun, Flirt - Favorite socks and shoes laced up, Final adjustments to shorts and top, Keys, music, watch in hand. Out into the open air, Smile as he joins me there, Fist...
    IvoryTapestry IvoryTapestry 26-30, F 6 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    Half-Marathon, I'm Coming ! - Almost two years ago, one of my friends told me about a 5K she ran the year before, It was the first time I hear about those kind of competitions and...
    ichbinverloren ichbinverloren 16-17, M 9 Responses Sep 14, 2013

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    Empower Me - Feet: Empower me. It occurred to me today, while I was engaged in said activity, why I love it so much. It is not because it is fun. I don't think anyone who runs...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 26 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    So many people who i know that workout say that they hate running and thing its a waste of time. I love to run, listening to good music and clearing you mind when you run is the...
    easylistener easylistener 36-40, M Mar 27

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    I won 1st place in my division in a 5K today! I was surprised since my current weight and fitness level are nowhere near where they should be. I've gained weight since Christmas...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Running Is Painful - Running is painful for ladies and sometimes I do suspect that girls are not made for running. I do recall some high school incidents where boys jeered at girls...
    Stacy8989 Stacy8989 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 15, 2010

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    A Wild Animal - A godam beast. I need the fatigue, I become restless. I like the speed and momentum, the acceleration,the sweat and heat. Some animals like it like that.
    Alrez Alrez 26-30 Jan 11, 2011

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    People says you can lose weight naturally without running when you are heart broken..i hope i can shed away some kilos without running too as i am im that situation...
    Pretywoman Pretywoman 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Run 6 days a week. Respect the rest day and I eat my body weight in carbs after a long run 😊
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I joined track and field for the first time in my life , at the beginning of the year and its not going very well . I am not the best runner and I don't have a very good stamina...
    DaneLaparan DaneLaparan 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Running the 400. One small lap has never seemed so big. Rounding that first curve, I'm half way done, then the rigor-mortis bend starts to kick in, but the coach is screaming at me...
    wonderinglover wonderinglover 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Back To It - I started running again after a few years away. I am hoping to do a half marathon in April. So far things are going well. I started two months ago by walking and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    The Metal Train - Later in that time of day society calls dusk, I hear it coming closer, as its broad and metal bones scrape against the rust. A feeling of exhilaration strikes me...
    Hannahanne15 Hannahanne15 18-21, F Mar 8, 2013

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    I was in my primary school cross country team, I was really fit and happy with my stamina. Over the years I had more important things to do than go for a run. But just entering...
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I love to run, it gives me time to think about so many things wether the future or past. Like a special someone said to me "running gives me time to think"
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    2nd time outside. Its a balmy 35 degrees and the cool air in my lungs felt great. Another 4 miles of destressing behind me !!!
    Spartanrunner66 Spartanrunner66 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm not necessarily in the i love to run group yet, but i have tried constantly but after one run i always seem to quit. Any tips on starting out and sticking with it?
    headinthecosmos headinthecosmos 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    ♥running In The Heat♥ - Do you love running in the heat?Well I do a lot. Ussualy in winter i don't even have inspiration for running and its cold outside.And when its summer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 15, 2013

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    Back At It - I haven't posted many stories lately. I have been running about 64 km (40 miles) per week for several years, minus a week or month here or there because of work travel...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 29, 2012

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    Worth Your Time. - It's been over 3 years since I've seen you. A lots changed since we've seen each other last. You took up a life of health living, and a life built well suited...
    cocopuffs2 cocopuffs2 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 29, 2013

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    I run every day, I kill stairs, and the endorphins keep me going, no matter how sore I am. But today, wine has taken over...
    TryToRelax TryToRelax 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I Ran My First Ten Miler!!! - So I got up and left the house at 5:30 this morning just to run a race that was ten miles long---crazy, I know, but it was soo much fuuun!!! My hips...
    Emsily Emsily 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    I ran track for 8 years and enjoyed every bit of it. I typically ran the 400 and 4x400 relay. Unfortunately, my freshman year of high school I suffered a knee injury while long...
    StolenVoices StolenVoices 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Magical - Whenever things seem to get too stressful, or I feel I can't take it anymore. I just run. It gives me time to think everything through, think of ways to solve the...
    BrokenBrook BrokenBrook 18-21 1 Response Apr 12, 2013

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    Half Marathon - Well the time has come and I am really looking forward to running this half marathon. I am hoping that I will have a decent time. Which for me would be a little...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    In The May Cover Of Boston Magazine, Made Of Shoes Worn In The Boston Marathon -
    Summerrunner Summerrunner 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    A Place To Run - Running in my one certain place has turned out to offer peace, relaxation, and exhilaration that I never anticipated. It is a trail through the woods along a small...
    WildeOscar WildeOscar 51-55, M 13 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Let Me Go - Some people like to work out because they like to feel the burn; I like to feel the wind.For some, another rep makes them feel strong; when I want to quit, feel weak...
    Quintesse Quintesse 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    I had an accident this afternoon in a restaurant where me and my friends had lunch. When I stood up, my right foot twitched. I fixed my shoe and wonder why. Then I stood up...
    smartergrape smartergrape 70+, F 8 Responses Feb 5

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    First time I am posting here. Running is something I enjoy and helps curb the stress in my life. Back in 2012 I had an accident and got a hairline fracture in my right foot. My...
    wanderingmpc wanderingmpc 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Finished - I completed my half marathon in 1:04:28. which I considered a decent time for me. It went much better then I expected. Almost 20,000 runners so it took awhile to thin...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Why I Run - I can't say I run because Im good at it. I don't think I am. I think I run for various reasons. 1. Fitness and health- First and foremost I run for my health. I don't...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    I ran 4 miles today outside for the first time since the day before Thanksgiving. It felt great running outside !!!!
    Spartanrunner66 Spartanrunner66 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Running is my life! The feeling of a good day's run keeps you energized, active and awake XD
    LolitaChrisbell LolitaChrisbell 18-21, F Apr 7

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    Lost in the Woods. First, some background. I was a distance runner for my schools' track and cross country teams throughout high school and college. Starting the summer before...
    wendelloboogie wendelloboogie 26-30, M Mar 13

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    The adrenaline kicks in and your brain is telling you to keep pushing while your body is telling you to stop. You push harder and harder until your legs finally go numb so there is...
    wonderinglover wonderinglover 18-21, F Dec 8, 2013

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    What Could Ever Be Better? - It's hard to explain to those who've never done it, wouldn't you say? Still, it's incredibly rewarding and running is how I've had some of the best...
    ghstomahawks ghstomahawks 19-21, M 5 Responses Nov 12, 2006

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    Learning To Love Running - I have always wanted to be a runner, but dang it is hard! When I was in grade school they would make us run a mile in P.E., and I dreaded it. I think I...
    RainyDayParade RainyDayParade 31-35, F Oct 17, 2013

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    Running In The Rain. - The best time for me to go for a run is when it is just starting to lightly rain outside. :) I love how the world looks, sounds, and smells when it rains as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    "You can feel sore tomorrow or you can feel sorry tomorrow. You choose." Ran 18 miles today. I think I will feel both sore and sorry tomorrow. Sore from the run, and sorry that...
    SpiritQuest2014 SpiritQuest2014 46-50, F Mar 9

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    im am 22 years old and love to run, i been a runner since 4thgrade making it to states in highschool for the 2mile.also i made it to states twice in college for crosscountry. i...
    crosscountry35 crosscountry35 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    This morning I completed 4 miles walking with my cousin. The weather has hampered my running so, my brain finally kicked in with a solution, now that it's beautiful, let's join a...
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    When I have to fix things in my life I know what I have to do.. I have to go running. In my town it's always rainy, so I have a tradmill. When i run I feel good, alive.. I can't...
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    When I was going through a painful separation, running was my therapy. It just gave me an outlet where I can just take up and unload all the pain and hurt and disappointments over...
    carlyistortious carlyistortious 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Finally ice has melted and had a morning run and it was a nice one. Half to report hman contact though as some lady was kind enough to roll down her window and suggest I wear...
    rozelli rozelli 51-55 2 Responses Apr 1

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    1.6 miles running with high intensity interval training (HIIT) followed by 2 miles walking. So glad the weather is going to be nice this weekend! Time to run outside on the...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I was determined to do a bit better than my last run, so I pushed it, my goal was simply not to fly off the treadmill in the process. Happy to say, mission accomplished! HIIT...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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