Jennifer Luitwieler has a great series on Why I Run, and I finally got my act together and wrote my manifesto. I run because it gives me something to be bad at!
People who are athletic have no understanding of how awful it is to be bad at sports when you’re a kid. Those of us who couldn’t score a goal, catch the ball or climb the ropes know. We know the daily recess competitions, participation in which quickly became futile. We know the agony of gym class and the disappointment of team sports. (Keep reading on Jen’s blog)
(And if one post isn’t enough , you can read more about how poorly I run in bloody detail from a few months ago.)