Topic: running

Finding My Stride

Rachel North, running

Records and medals will never bring Dad back. I’ve accepted that. However, living life to my greatest potential and sharing his stories will keep Dad’s memory alive – and that is a beautiful thing.

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Finding Comfort Pounding the Pavement

Sharon Ellis, running

Running was a huge part of my healing after my husband passed away. I had just started running with a new group of women about a month before my husband’s death.

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Finding “Me Time” on a Run

Mary Barber

There is no test with running. There’s no license or membership to earn … you just run. The courage to accept the challenge and start the journey forward encompasses both my grief and running.

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Running through the Tears

Melissa Bodin

Instead of always running through tears of pain and sadness, I find myself still running through tears, but they are often tears of joy, gratitude, and love.

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Living is More Than Having a Pulse

Ryan Knapp

Running provides me the athletic outlet I need to connect with the feelings I used to have when 6-year-old me rounded third base at the Boys and Girls Club in Tonawanda, N.Y., my father cheering me on in his flat-brimmed hat.

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Running Toward a Solution

Running as a means of therapy

The longer the run, the better the outcome. I choose to run – not in an attempt to run from conflict – but toward a better solution.

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