Runner's World

THE NEW COUCH TO 5K

Source: DURING HER RUN THERAPY SESSIONS, SAREMI LETS PATIENTS SET THE PACE.

NINE YEARS AGO, Sepideh Saremi barely recognized herself. As the primary caregiver for a family member battling cancer, she was dealing with depression and anxiety.

In search of healing, Los Angeles–based Saremi started therapy and running.

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