I Hate Running, But I’ll Keep Doing It Anyway

The little joys I found in the dullest and simplest exercise known to man

Akos Peterbencze
Age of Empathy
Published in
6 min readMay 12, 2024

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Artwork by the author. Original photo by Taryn Elliott on Pexels

I’ve always hated running. I say that as someone who constantly played sports (football, gymnastics, biking, futsal, skateboarding, and even karate for a hot minute) growing up, unable to sit still for two seconds. My mom used to say that I “couldn’t walk because I…

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Akos Peterbencze
Age of Empathy

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