“Everyone who has run knows that its most important value is in removing tension and allowing a release from whatever other cares the day may bring.”
by Jimmy Carter
Depression and anxiety is common amongst runners. The anxious soul that tries running for the first time, quickly learns the healing nature of the sport. Famous ultra runners, such as Rob Krar have used running as one element of a holistic approach for treatmenting clinical depression.
The evidence points to both biochemical changes in the body, and the improved mental game that we take into our day-to-day lives. Running causes us to re-focus and design the life we desire. Running is clarity.