What I missed most about running
“Don’t you miss out on a lot by running so much?” a coworker, bewildered about my 10-mile long runs on the weekend, one asked.
Training takes time. A fitness routine takes time.
And it’s often not until you walk away for awhile that you understand how much time it takes and how much you are potentially missing.
When I leave my daughter home with my husband and head out the door for a run, I miss my little girl.
But I also thinking about what I’m gaining. And, after three months of no running, what I missed most wasn’t the actual running, but the ambiance, the friendship and the feeling of victory when I finished.
The sunsets too. I missed the summer sunsets, even on a bridge to nowhere surrounded by dead grass.
Run with me!
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