I Am a Runner, Caleigh Anderson
It's simple, four words to be exact, but the meaning behind those words is endless. It's far greater than the miles charted on my shoes. Deeper than the numbers thrown together by a clock which gives the false impression of being what defines ability. More than the blisters, the aches, and the black toenails that last for months. Louder than a coaches’ scream of, “DON’T SETTLE!” Running is everything. Running has become my voice when there are no words, when I’m too scared to talk and too scared to reveal a vulnerable part of myself.
Running is the pure and simple commitment, honesty, and love of a best friend who’s never once left my side, no