Once the pandemic began I knew I needed to take advantage of it. I didn’t want to fall behind, I really wanted to stay active. The picture above shows me tying my running shoes getting ready for another run. Running to me is a nice escape from the real world. I go on a run to clear my mind and to help my body stay healthy. I started running around a few weeks after quarantine began. It was the hardest at first because I would need to take walk breaks and would often feel discouraged, However I noticed that the more I ran, the easier it was. I always felt better by the end of the day on the days that I would run, I felt good about the change I was making to my life. I would definitely recommend running to everyone reading this. It truly has had a positive impact on me and I am so thankful for it.