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From Addiction to Marathon: Ronnie's Inspirational Journey of Redemption through Running

Words by Harrison Read

Meet Ronnie, after years of addiction he was able to break the cycle and he has running to thank for it. 

A user since his youth, in 2015 Ronnie went into rehab, where one of his recovery workers tempted him into running. He loved it and after six months clean he completed his first half marathon. 

Now himself a recovery worker for We Are With You Charity, Ronnie wants everyone out there who is struggling "to talk to someone".

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