Thankful Thursday: Running is a Gift


Thankful to run I had originally intended on making this post part of the “Wordless Wednesday” theme that is popular among my fellow bloggers but I felt that these photos deserved a bit of explanation instead of just dumping them into a post. 

Every day I get to run, I am thankful.  Running is my therapy.  Running is my reprieve.  Running makes me take the time to stop and notice my surroundings instead of just passing them by.  Every sunrise I get to see reminds me of the renewal of each day and all the possibilities and beauty that it holds.

With that in mind, I want to share with you my collection of sunrise pictures that I have been lucky enough to take and witness over the last few months. 

These pictures mean so much more to me than just a snap of the rising sun on the run.  Not only are they the dawning of a new day in the literal sense but each time I step foot out the door and get to witness this ball of fire illuminate the roads I run, I am reminded that running is a gift.  Tomorrow is never promised and I am grateful for each day that I can run because I know there will come a day when I can’t.

QOTD: Do you prefer to run in the morning or at night?


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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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