Her club grew, and more and more men signed up. Soon, the group evolved into more than just a club, but a tight knit community, "this circle that we had just kept growing and growing, and the smiles got bigger, the hugs got tighter, and we started to develop this team, this family," Mahlum said.
As the weeks passed, the members of her club started to gain more than just health benefits, they gained a sense of freedom and increased mental health as well.
According to the article, the Back on My Feet homeless running club has jogged 3,335 miles so far.
This is the time of year to remember those less fortunate. Who would ever have thought that a hobby would turn into such an incredible cause, and improve the lives of homeless people. Anne's story shows us that if you share your passion with others, you can drastically change lives.