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runner's high

a feeling of euphoria experienced by some cross-country runners and joggers as they near the end of a run. The feeling of elation is believed to be associated with the body's production of endorphins during physical stress.

run·ner's high

(rŭn'ĕrz hī)
Euphoria experienced by some runners and joggers as they near the end of a run. Believed to be associated with the release of endorphins produced by physical stress.
See also: exercise high

runner's high

addictive euphoria experienced during/after exercise due to endorphin release; habitual runners deprived of their chosen exercise may experience 'withdrawal symptoms', i.e. loss of exercise-liberated endorphins
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