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Teen Success Stories
I feel stronger than I did before, and I can run a lot better than I did.
No, I could barely run the mile in my P.E. class at school.
I didn't participate in school sports because I felt awkward running and I didn't want anyone to see me. After joining the running group and seeing all the woman of all shapes and sizes run, it really inspired me. I do plan on continuing to run.
It's hard to stay focused on being healthy when I have friends who can eat whatever they want, and there are so many temptations out there. But I like to feel good and I like being able to wear cuter clothes when I'm healthier.
The biggest challenge was getting up early on Saturday mornings, and having to run that far.
If you set your mind to wanting to be healthy and exercise and eat well, you can do it!
I loved being in a group with women that encouraged me and made me feel good about myself, and just the accomplishment of finishing a 1/2 marathon was great!
Yes, I would tell them what a great experience it was, and how good I felt after I finished running.
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