Have you thought of asking family, friends, heck, ask your dentist before he starts the root canal to sign a pledge sheet that supports your participation. Be a surrogate runner.
On August 20th, the Rev Elise Feltrin will arrive at her service at St Andrews dripping in sweat having completed her 10 k run.
Any physical activity has benefits and its risks. Running and walking are known to improve our health but one should not embark on either without a proper preparation.