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This past weekend’s “Run or Dye” at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds is a great example of running for one’s own enjoyment. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service

Determan: Running enjoyable when done right

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Growing up, I never really saw the point in running when the only goal was to cross a finish line. I preferred running to the basket, or running to an open spot on the field to catch a pass, but the thought of simply running never seemed appealing.


That is, until about two years ago, when events like last weekend's "Run or Dye" 5k or the upcoming "81 on 81" provided me with fun events that also gave me a sense of accomplishment.

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