"Since I know that my mobility is a gift right now, I guess I make every day that I run as best I can, so I don’t waste that gift,"
— Kayla Montgomery, The Power of a Positive Attitude (via theactivetimes)
(Source: theactivetimes.com, via theactivetimes)
"To the friends that I’ve run alongside… thank you for bringing me a certain type of clarity that nothing or no one else can usually provide. You’ve helped me to find the courage to quit a job I hated, end a relationship that wasn’t good for me, and you’ve inspired me to try new things, break down barriers, and enjoy the small things in life.
A long run next to someone, whoever that someone is, is a special gift. These are people who understand the struggles of the long distance runner. These are people who “get you” even if they don’t necessarily know you. But they will, just give it a few miles."
— An Open Letter To Everyone I Have Run Long With