We all hope we’ll be able to run forever.  But in some cases, it really is time to hang up your shoes for good.


Stepping away from running, either for a few months or forever, is not a simple yes-or-no decision. “It’s such an emotional whirlwind,” says Erin Ayala, a sport psychologist at Premier Sport Psychology in Edina, Minnesota. “So much of your identity and community can be tied up in sports.” Here, some experts help you try to make the process (slightly) easier.

Read the full article at Trail Runner Mag.