reply to this post in your own words, must be at least 125 word response.

Statement of purpose:

Why running saved my life and became my passion.

Introduction paragraph:

  Most people think I am crazy because I love running.  I was never athletic and grew up without anyone in my family practicing healthy eating habits or being active. At the age 30 discovered it to be a great hobby and important part of my life. In fact, I would say that it has saved my life in more ways than one and made me into a better person with more confidence. Running has helped me manage my stress, keeps me healthy, and is a great way to meet new people and give back to the community.

Comprehensive outline:

I.Helps with mental health.
A. Dealing with depression.
B. Managing stress.
C. Managing anxiety.
D. Keeping my mind sharp.

II.Keeps me physically healthy

A. Weight loss.

B. Reversing family history.

C. Better eating habits.

D. Role model for healthy habits for my kids.

III. Gets me involved

A.  My way of giving to charity.

B. Enter races where I can.

 C.  Meet new people.
 D.  Gets family involved.

 Conclusion:Running is not just exercise. To me; it’s a way for me to stay mentally and physically healthy, while spending time with my family and getting involved with the community.