Running Essays

  • The Importance Of Running In Football

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    a few requirements: you must be able to run a mile in under six minutes, and you need to be able to juggle a soccer ball at least 50 times. All spring and summer I had been training for that one run around the track four times. Countless hours of running many miles around my neighborhood and local track. All the practicing and training had led up to the one tryout run on that early monday morning. I woke up to a normal early morning routine. At around 6:00 A.M. I

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Running Essay

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    world like running. Everything around you seems inconsequential. The sounds of your footsteps fades away all your problems and make you feel free. Eventually, you can only hear the sounds of your footsteps and the beating of your heart. There is no way to mess up when you run. Above all, the best feeling while you run is the peace. 2) No one is watching you. As you run you may feel insecure as if someone is judging you. Not everyone is in the best shape. Just know that when you’re running people are

  • Personal Narrative: Running Fast

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    play football. I would race and half the time I would win because I had some fast friends. I’ve always loved running, I still do now. When it came to running I gave it my all fastest that I could give. I never knew why I loved to run. I guess now that I think about it, running has been a reliever me, taking me into a different place. Every time I get an opportunity I go on a run. Running around Norman enjoying the outdoors. Seventh grade of middle school I was able to join track. I was excited to

  • 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

  • Barefoot Running Essay

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    In today’s world running, walking and just normal day activities are done with each individual wearing shoes, sandals or some type of foot protection. Now a good portion of individuals would not think about just going barefoot because people would think it hurts our feet or is just not seen as the norm to American living but what people don’t know is that barefoot running is healthier than normal shoe running. Like we talked about in class a good amount of runners that wear shoes, they tend to strike

  • Creative Writing: Running The Fast

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    Long after the tortoise, and the Hare, the Hare still thought he could run the fastest. One morning the Hare woke up to a Road Runner coming to the town. Everyone was talking about the Road Runner. “We have never had any visitors before,” one citizen said. “I know!” another citizen said. The Hare walked up to him and said, “ I challenge you to a race,” thinking he could win. The Hare expected something other than a “ Meep meep!” from the Road Runner. “ I will take that as a yes,”

  • Personal Narrative: Running Through The Woods

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    I’m running through the woods, it’s dark, the moon is full and high in the sky, I assume it’s around midnight, it’s raining hard, I run faster not daring to stop or look back fearing that he found out that I’m gone and running after me, this thought only encourages me to run faster. I see lights up ahead, maybe it’s someone who can help me, that thought made me become frantic, not paying attention anymore until I hit my head on a low branch, knocking me out instantly. When I awoke I looked around

  • Running-Personal Narrative

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    trail running. Growing up I played plenty of physically demanding games that required quite a bit of running around, such games include lacrosse and soccer. However, in these games, running is not something to take joy in or to do for the sake of running, running was to be done in order that one could get better at the overall sport. Furthermore, in these games I was always trained to go full speed for short bursts of time, then quickly recover and go again. I got the idea to go trail running from

  • Personal Narrative: Running In A Cross Country

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    Have you ever ran in a cross country meet? I have ran in countless cross country meets; I have been running cross country for eight years now. Every race I run is a challenge, no matter what, because I push by body to its limit. Most people do not consider cross country to be fun. The enjoyable part is definitely not the race itself, but the feeling afterwards knowing that I kept pushing myself when my body and mind were both telling me to stop. Our cross country teams won our first meet of the season

  • Personal Narrative: Running For The Track Team

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    When I first started running for the track team freshman year, I was so innocently-minded and had not noticed a simple demographic difference in the people who tend to run the long-distance events and the sprinting events. My first race, I jogged up to the starting line and looked at my competitors left and right of me who happened to all seem much larger and more experienced than I was. That was all I noticed. A few minutes later one of the girls at the line jokingly said to me with a surprised

  • Personal Narrative: My First Experience With Running

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    The first experience I had with running was in High School when I joined the Cross Country team. Being part of the High School cross country team I was able to learn the proper way to run. During this time I learned the proper techniques to running. If my roommate started running to improve there cardiorespiratory fitness I would give them some advice that my cross country coach gave me. The first advice I would give them is before they start running they should stretch. If they stretch before they

  • Persuasive Speech: The Five Different Strategies For Running

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    world like running. Everything around you seems inconsequential. The sounds of your footsteps fade away all your problems and make you feel free. Eventually, you can only hear the sounds of your footsteps and the beating of your heart. There is no way to mess up when you run. Above all, the best feeling while you run is the peace. 2) No one is watching you. As you run you may feel insecure, as if someone is judging you. Not everyone is in the best shape. Just know that when you’re running people are

  • Running Barefoot Research Paper

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    Sanders, Laura. “Running barefoot Cushions Impact Of Forces On Foot.” Science News 177.5 (2010): 14-15. Academic Search Premier. Web. 8 Dec. 2016. The main topic of this article is that it is too soon to say if running shoeless reduces injuries. Daniel Lieberman says that we shouldn’t be afraid to run barefoot. If we take the time to learn the proper mechanics of running barefoot can become fun and comfortable. Studies show that when running barefoot you land on the front of your feet when you wear

  • Persuasive Speech On Running

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    Running is a sport for life, there is no minimum age to start doing it and it is possible to continue running as long as you can put one foot in front of the other, we grow, mature, establish personal records and with luck we break them one and the other time. Even if you 've never had the urge to wear a pair of running shoes before, reading this article can inspire you in the motivating story of Deena Kastor, the athlete who at age 42 decided to go back to running the Chicago Marathon, the race

  • Persuasive Essay: The Five Different Methods Of Running

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    like running. Everything around you seems inconsequential. The sounds of your footsteps fade away all your problems and make you feel free. Eventually, you can only hear the sounds of your footsteps and the beating of your heart. There is no way to mess up when you run. Above all, the best feeling while you run is the peace. 2) No one is watching you. As you run you may feel insecure, as if someone is judging you. Not everyone is in the best shape. Just know that when you’re running people

  • Running With Scissors Analysis

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    Running with Scissors: A Synopsis Augusten Burroughs’ Running with Scissors is a memoir retelling Burroughs’ rather eventful life between the ages of nine and seventeen. The story begins with a description of his mother, Deirdre, getting ready in the bathroom to leave for the night. Burroughs expresses the feelings of abandonment that he often faces when she leaves, and as the story unfolds, he reveals his father’s alcoholism as well as the constant, usually violent, arguments that take place between

  • Why Running Is Important To Me

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    I have participated in in cross country and track since seventh grade. Running is very important to me because I have put so much hard work into it and I always push myself knowing I can take it to the next level because I want to be the very best I can be. When I started my running career in seventh grade I wasn’t the fastest but I stuck to it and kept pushing myself. By my eight grade cross country season I was the fastest. It was a life changing experience and made me realize I have something

  • Running Club Research Paper

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    The Lorena Falasco Running Club is a new club spearheaded by Deborah Atkins. Just as Deborah, I too, began running later in life so I was quite excited when she began organizing this club. I jumped at the opportunity to become a coach! I was athletic as a teen; however, in my adult life sports and exercise took a backseat up until 5 years ago. At one time, the thought of running, made me want to run and hide, but with a great coach I was able to quickly adapt to long distances and enjoy it! Now

  • Personal Narrative: How Running Makes Me A Better Runner

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    One of the things that I find most engaging is running. Running makes me feel elevated and clears my mind from the daily stresses of life. Everytime I step out the door to run I feel a weight lift off my shoulders. Life is oftentimes demanding and I enjoy taking a break every day to do something I love and to push myself to become more fit. I love to constantly research different activities to incorporate into my running routine to make me a better runner. I want to be the best runner I can possibly

  • Personal Narrative: How Running Has Affected My Life

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    have to fight through those obstacles to get through life. Last year, I joined the cross country team and I am still on it today. Running has affected my life a lot and has changed my lifestyle. Additionally, running has made me a stronger individual. Many people have inspired me to start running including my grandpa, my coach, and my dad. I never thought running would have such a positive effect on my life.[introduction – hook, mention main ideas (separation, initiation & transformation, return)