Every Runner Can Relate To This Story

"It took me a long time to realize what happened that day. It started to make me question what really mattered to me."

Shandi Kano, an elite runner who competed in the 2013 Boston Marathon, was having a nervous breakdown in the medical tent before the bombs went off. After a lifetime of training hard and running for the status and glory of it all, those two blasts on Boylston Street gave the young runner a new perspective on what life means and what matters before all else: your own self. Watch this moving short film on her decision to ditch a runner’s often coveted gadgets and expectations for a new, free version of her favorite sport. Video: