“Isn’t it funny how day-by-day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.” — CS Lewis

“The miracle isn't that I finished.  The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” — John Bingham

“Running teaches me that I am capable of so much more than I ever imagined.”

“Run for a good cause: YOURSELF.”

“Why yes, I do run like a girl ... try to keep up.”

“Physical strength will get you to the start line, but mental strength will get you to the finish line.”

“The real purpose of running isn't to win a race, it's to test the limits of the human heart.” — Bill Bowerman

Are you a former Reason to Run CCCF member?

Our post-release program and resource center aims to provide local running community connections for participants and additional information on the benefits of running. If you were a member of any of the Reason to Run CCCF Run Groups please contact us so we may continue supporting you in your journey!

A key success factor for all runners is to find a running community you can connect with.  A supportive running community will provide accountability, friendship and safety.

Why Running is Good for Addiction Recovery

Besides being a highly rewarding exercise that strengthens the heart and respiratory system, running brings unique physical and mental benefits to those struggling with excessive stress—and with drug addiction. READ MORE »

Effects of exercise on anxiety and depression disorders

Review of meta-analyses and neurobiological mechanisms. READ MORE »

Join a running/walking group

RUN TRG is a fully supported and coached free run club for those in or seeking recovery. Contact for more information.