Why I Run: A high school runner’s perspective

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Why I Run

I run for more reasons than there are stars in the sky as twilight chases us on a cool summer evening. I run, firstly, because it is simple but not easy. I run because it’s high and fierce and universal. I run because it makes me feel beautiful, whether or not I’m being watched. I run because when I’m out on the road, with but my shadow beating next to me, I never feel lonely.

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