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  • I haven't always loved to run. When I first began a few years ago, I'd always say "The best part of a run is the last step." I only did it to get in shape, to clear my mind, and to feel like I had some control in my life. Just one foot in front of the other...waiting for the self-imposed torture to end.

    In the past year or so, however, I've fallen in love with running. I eagerly anticipate the moment when I can put my beat up shoes on. Running has become an old friend that I can always count on to cheer me up, give me perspective, and make me feel like a million bucks.

    In the back of my mind though, I have always felt like my running is a bit selfish. It's all about me. I put it before other, also important, things in my life. I receive all of the benefit.

    The time has come for that to change. Running has changed my life in ways I am still discovering, and the time has come for me to run for good. To run for change, to run for others.
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