Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Independence as a runner.

For years I have read countless quotes about the life lessons learned from running, many of which I can relate to. Yesterday however, I read a quote which truly struck a chord with me - I thought to myself "this is why I love running so much". INDEPENDENCE = FREEDOM. The following quote is from the May 2010 page of the Runner’s World calendar:

"Running is the classical road to self-consciousness, self-awareness and self-reliance. Independence is the outstanding characteristic of the runner."
Noel Carroll

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