Why we run (V)*

ANDY:

Andy (he sometimes likes to watch, like NYC 2009)

I run for relaxation and vanity –  I like the way it makes me feel, I like the way it makes me look. And those short running shorts.

*As I was writing my book I asked my running friends: Why do you run? Their answers varied wildly. Put together they provide a pretty good answer to the ultimate question that is at the heart of my book. In the end I was unable to include these thoughtful, honest answers in De rennende Hollander. During the coming weeks I will publish them here, one a day, with minimal editing. As I get ready for the Amsterdam Marathon, re-reading these words provides me with new inspiration every time.

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