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4 Champion Runners Answer the Eternal Question “Why Run?”

When it comes to running, many people either think of it as a necessary evil or something to avoid at all costs. Then there are the lucky few, who embrace the sport. Maybe it's "runner's high" talking, but the activity becomes a way of life. 

It goes without saying that running provides a healthier lifestyle. Aside from being a great cardio exercise, studies have shown that it can improve brain performance and sleep habits. But it's more than a physical thing--for serious runners, there's an emotional drive to continue. 

In a video series for, professional runners answer the question “Why run?” Take a look at what inspires these female champion runners to keep moving forward.  


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