Type of Spiritual Experience
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A description of the experience
“Anonymous” January 2008
I normally hit a runner's high around eight or nine miles into a run. That's when I finally get the sense that I'm doing something. It's the mystical feeling that you can run forever, without borders -- psychological or physical.
“anonymous” January 2008,
I hit runner's high at about mile 6-8, but if I run a steady 3 miles and then dramatically increase my speed, I'll get a high within 3 minutes that will last as long as I keep my speed up.
Crazy feeling...what an addiction huh? But I guess any addiction that gives you a 6 pack and a nice behind is one worth sticking to haha!