Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew
Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew

Drug addicts find ‘real power’ in trail running to regain control and meaning

Allen Yuen and Thapa Magar Ramu’s bodies flow with endorphins, not drugs, and their families are happy, disbelieving and ... angry?

Topic |   Outdoor & Extreme: Trail Running
Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew
Allen Yuen (L) and Thapa Magar Ramu are running in the Gurkha Trailblazer this month. A feat they would have thought impossible when they were addicted to drugs. Photo: Mark Agnew
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