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December 17, 1982

Runner's 'Hi'

Author Affiliations

Palo Alto, Calif

JAMA. 1982;248(23):3094-3095. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03330230016010

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To the Editor.—  Dr Levin's pessimism about the existence of a "runner's high" (1982;248:24) may be accurate, endorphins notwithstanding. I would suggest the following substitution for the runner's high when approaching a fellow runner (euphoric or not): give that person a runner's "Hi!"