Definition Essay About Running

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Running: When some people look at this word, they want to barf by simply thinking about how awful it sounds. Other people take a glance at this word and butterflies form in their stomachs. They imagine the feeling of the adrenaline rush through their veins as they start a race, or the satisfaction after a hard, yet successful, run. Can you guess which type of person I am? Yes, the latter is correct. Running is one of my favorite hobbies. Most runners try to set goals for themselves, and I have a major one I’m striving for. Someday, I want to run a marathon.
No other activity that I’ve participated in gives me the feeling running does. I get it, that’s very lame and vague of me to say. But there’s actually a thing called a “runner’s high”, which is basically just breaking down that mental bearer while running and feeling exactly how it sounds: high. Sounds totally insane, but I have no doubt it 's true. When someone has a strong run, they feel as though they can accomplish anything and all their stress goes away. I love that feeling so much; I don’t ever want to lose it. Along with the runner’s high, running also keeps me healthy. I’ve kind of become a health nut in the past couple years, and
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When I get into my running mode, though, I almost feel as if it reveals another side of me. It shows the more determined, competitive side of myself that a lot of people don’t see. And I think that’s okay to have different sides to my personality; it’s well for people’s health to feel all the emotions. (If you don’t believe me, watch the movie Inside Out and then get back to me). I guess what I’m trying to say is, when I run I feel as though I’m a whole other person. A switch turns on in my head, and all my other worries go away. Running is my number one priority in that
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