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When I asked dozens of runners why they run, I expected to receive generic answers such as, “it keeps me healthy,” and “it clears my mind.” Then I read an email that brought me to tears.

Christina Saldivar, a 35-year-old single mom of three from Fresno, has several reasons to run. Each one of those reasons is relatable and admirable.

I’ll let her explain in her own words:

“I run because I wanted to live my life more like my nephew who was tragically taken from our family. He was spontaneous and full of life. He passed away June 12, 2012...


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