The sound of my feet hitting the pavement or the crunch of snow underneath my shoes, is a sound that brought me peace long before the sound of a shutter click. In 2009, I did Ironman Canada and shortly after that, I had some pretty serious family stuff happen. My love for running faded as I needed a mental escape. When I ran, I would think and I did not want to think anymore. Soon I had a camera in my hand and my running shoes were collecting dust. Five years later and a few extra pounds, the runner in me has reawakened. Today was my first official training day for a 10 km race. No, 10km is not Ironman but it will feel like it when I cross the finish line. Once again, I found the sound of the snow beneath my feet as hypnotic as the click of the shutter. I AM A RUNNER!
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