One local organization is trying to get homeless people back on their feet by giving them a new pair of running shoes.
"Back on my Feet" gave dozens of homeless people shoes and workout gear at the south Run Tex store today.
Organizers believe that running can act as motivation.
Anne Mahlum is the CEO of the group.
"It teaches goal setting, and many of our members are suffering from addiction, and so, it allows them to channel that addiction in a different way."
Some plan on running their first mile as a group early Monday morning.