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Why Do We Run?

7 MIN READ • 28th July 2021
Health and Wellbeing by Health and Wellbeing

From improved fitness to disease prevention; the health benefits of running are endless, but what about the mental gains? H&W investigates why we really run

It’s true. When I’m out running and my legs feel heavy, my heart is pounding and I’m pushing myself for that PB, I find myself asking: ‘why am I doing this’? Running is hard, and let’s face it, it can hurt.

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