The ability to recover from a run varies from person-to-person, but there are some actions you can take to maximize the process. The quicker you can recover from a run, the more quality you can put into your upcoming runs.
The most powerful purposes are ones that are intrinsic (you want to do it, rather than someone is making you or pressuring you to) or ones that positively impact others. What is your purpose for running?
During a warmer run I started thinking about prepping an ice bath at home for the summer training ahead. This article explores the science behind ice baths and if they really are effective for your performance.