Thoughts on Running & Depression from a 30-Mile Canyon Run

They aren’t my thoughts. Even though I like to run and sometimes struggle with depression, these thoughts come from Rob Krar, a new ultrarunner who holds the speed record for the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim run.


“For the longest time I think I was in denial that I had depression, and when I got in these episodes I would be mad at myself … and I would fight it. The biggest change for me was to accept it, recognize that I’m going into the hole, and just embrace it.”


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