Tirunesh Dibaba

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Cross Country

    1306 Words  | 6 Pages

    It all started when my track coach had said “You should go out for cross country next year.” I had thought about it long and hard because I’ve never pictured myself as a runner. So thought to myself and decided that I’m not a very good volleyball player and took the chance to join cross country at the beginning of my eighth grade year. At first it was a little weird and we had to run more distance than we did in track season. We ran about 3 miles and lifted after we arrived back at the school. Of

  • Descriptive Essay About Running

    710 Words  | 3 Pages

    Running is a sport that is both physically and mentally demanding. The thought of running for many is dreadful, but when I think of running I think of how free it makes me feel. There are some people who become distance runners just to stay in shape or because they’re not good at other sports. While I do enjoy the fact that running is a great way to stay in shape, I also see it as something I can put my emotions into and a chance to prove to myself how strong I am. My love admiration for running

  • Personal Narrative Essay : Getting A Car

    932 Words  | 4 Pages

    A couple weeks after school had just let out, I got a car. The talk of me getting a car had started in the summer going into 9th grade, and two years later it was finally happening. The reason it took so long was due to the fact that my parents did not want me to drive just any old, cheap car that clunked and roared down the road. At the time, it didn’t matter to me. I would have gladly taken anything just, so I could get around; present me, however, thanks them for making me wait, so I could have

  • Reform School

    1070 Words  | 5 Pages

    With a troublesome past, Smith fell under police control after trying to run after a robbery. Ironically, this desire to run turned into a form of punishment when he entered a reform school for his wrongdoings. Though, previously pleasurable to Smith, running morphed into a troubling and oppressive punishment when it assumed the form of a race and a means of conforming to the wishes of his oppressors. Part of Smith’s punishment includes training for a race that, if won, would bring great pride to