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Millions Of Americans Run. Why?

Nearly 60 million Americans run or jog. And every one of them probably has a story to tell about how they got hooked.

Why do people run? And what precautions do runners take to feel safe?

Hear from a few avid runners, including Peter Sagel of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, about why they love the sport. And from some of our listeners about why they don't.

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