Personal Narrative: How Race Changed My Life

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“Bang!” The gun fires off, and the race starts at that instant. As I spring from my starting position I look in the corner of my eye, to see another runner leading the pack. I concentrated all of my energy into the race, my legs burning from the intensity, however, it was not enough for me to clench the sweet taste of victory. I turned up at the finish line with 2nd place. It was my first race of my career, and I did not know what to expect. I sat down in the field, mad at myself for losing. Thoughts of quitting altogether crossed my mind. However, I kept pushing onwards, and over the course of the season I got progressively better with my skills and my attitude. Running is not the only thing that keeps my time occupied. I have an interest
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