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My First and Last 5K

By Kristen Rybandt

I liked to visualize the alcoholic toxins leaving my body in beads of sweat. MORE  

The Boston Marathon: A Healing Agent

By Caleb Daniloff

The sickening attacks at the event I attended on Monday felt deeply personal to many people, for many reasons. The race was central to my recovery. MORE  

Runner to Clock 7,000 Miles for Recovery

By Ben Feuerherd

"Project Run 7000" founder Brad Spicer runs to stay sober—and to give back. MORE  

Why Former Drunks Make Unstoppable Runners

By Caleb Daniloff

Need encouragement in your resolution to switch the bottle for a healthier fix? A sober marathoner offers eight reasons you're born to run. MORE  

Why Sobriety Is a Marathon

By Will Godfrey

Running Ransom Road is one man's story of confronting his alcoholic past through a series of grueling marathons. The author tells The Fix how it works. MORE  

Addicts and Families Run for Recovery

By May Wilkerson

Fundraising events sponsored by the Runwell foundation offer addicts and their families a way to help themselves and others. MORE  

Meth Mom's Double-Amputee Daughter Runs Road Race

By McCarton Ackerman

New carbon-fiber prosthetics helped the nine-year-old girl run her first mile-long race. MORE  

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