A Hurt So Good: My Quest for the Elusive Runner’s High

We’ve all had a song or a phrase stuck in our head that we just couldn’t get out.
For me, it was two words spoken by a coworker.

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They came from Joachim Ekelund, a product manager at Jabra. I met him while previewing our new Jabra Sport Pulse wireless earbuds. As he demonstrated the cool Sport button, which enables runners like me to get read-outs of distance, time, heart rate and other useful metrics while running, I asked him about battery life.

He responded in part with the words I now couldn’t stop thinking about. “Five hours – enough to get anyone in the runner’s high zone.”

“Runner’s high.”

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