To Be Coached, or Not to Be Coached

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Running is the scaffolding that holds my life together. We’ve been in a relationship since I was a young teenager. Yet, I feel embarrassed and ashamed to admit, I used to take running for granted. Previously, I didn’t give running the respect it deserves: I picked it up and dropped it off, as it suited me. And still, running is always there for me.

The uncoached runner

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🏆 Top Writer. Kindness = my superpower. ✍Psychology, friendship, social justice, feminism & personal growth. Lover of trail running & dogs.💦 Spread the Ripple

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