I hated running my whole life. Until I discovered what it could really do for me.
Why We Run
We’re looking for a few good…contributors to GMPSports features like Why We Run, From the Frontlines…of Sports, Sports Ink, and Sports Explained.
Running is stillness and calm while all around the storm rages. It is a force for good.
Jeff Cann honors his high school cross-country coach, Greg Dunston. Because running has been his lifeline, and Coach Dunston showed him the way.
The Good Men Project Wants To Know: Why do YOU run?
Dave Porte runs to raise awareness and funds to fight Juvenile Arthritis, and for his daughter, Cassie.
Bob Varettoni is chasing ghosts.
Kevin Wright’s poignant spoken word poem on race.
Gerald Walton runs because he has something to prove.
Nick Barracca runs as a way of connecting to and honoring his grandfather.
We run because she asked us to run, because she can’t anymore, and we can.
Christina Martinez has run for different reasons at different points in life. Now she runs for herself alone.
David Shaw used to thinking running was pointless; now he thinks running is the point.
I still don’t love running. I never will. However, my heart has finally healed enough to run freely for as long as I want.
Terry Lancaster started running 500 days ago and he’s run every single day since then. Here’s why he did it and what he’s learned.
I’m not running away from something. I’m running up and over something: mountains (real or imagined) that stand in my way.