6 Ways That Running Is A Creative Sport

Running is more than a physical sport.


Some may argue that running is purely a physical endeavor—after all, when you strip everything away it’s mind moving muscle, heart pumping blood and lungs exchanging oxygen. But what if there’s more? What if running is a creative endeavor, too?

What if instead of running being that thing you do because you want to be fit, it becomes that thing you do because you want to create?

  • When I run I create confidence. I do what once seemed impossible, one foot in front of the other.
  • When I run I create strength. Strength for those times in life when I doubt myself and when I’m tested. I’ll know I’m strong.
  • When I run I create a world in which I can achieve whatever I set my mind to.
  • When I run I create space to be myself, to discover myself, to change myself.
  • When I run I create connections. I become connected to strong women who inspire me to be stronger.
  • When I run I write my own story, one of confidence, strength and determination.

What do you create when you run? Join the conversation on Twitter with @womensrunning and @runfargirl.

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