A new year is upon us which means it's a great time to try something new. If you've never given running a try perhaps this article will convince you to at least give it a try. Don't be intimidated or think you can't do it because you're just not a runner. Most “runners” at some point felt the same way you did and despite what you may think, they weren't born runners. I started running while in college because the class fulfilled a graduation requirement and I figured it would be a good way to lose a few pounds. When I first started I couldn't run a mile. I've since completed a marathon, four half marathons and countless 5K and 10K's. Little did I know at the time that there were so many great reasons to run besides losing a few pounds. Here are 10 reasons why this new year you should give running a try.