>Look What I Can Do!>Most miles this year(2,387) since 1984!!
Running the 2012 Boston Marathon for Children's Hospital
Member Since 2008
You'll ruin your knees!
""...the truth that someday, you will go for your last run. But not today—today you got to run." - Matt Crownover (after Western States)
Super job, Nick. I'd love to be able to view your log here on RA.
Since I'm 41 now, I can only hope that I'm running as much in 23 years.
Have a very happy New Year!!
"I can do 440 in 220" Half Fanatic #846 "Ninety percent of running is half mental"
Great stuff Nick, and a belated welcome to RA!!
I got a late start running 3 years ago at 58, but now am getting well over 100 mi/mo. My 2008 goal is 1500-2000 miles, plus some LD races. I'm learning to enjoy running a lot more now.
Are you doing the GWTC 30K on the 12th? If so, maybe I'll see you there. I just started MAF training, so it will be a social run for me. My longest run to date was 15.6 run to Posey's on 12/24/07.
Rick "The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare." - Juma Ikangaa "I wanna go fast." Ricky Bobbyrunningforcassy.blogspot.com
I am greatful. Total miles since 4/22/76--65,343. I am proudest of my consistency over the last 31 years 8 months and 9 days. To be 64 and run more miles than I have run since I was 41--even impresses me!
My "Secret"-- some good genes--running 2-3 min per mile slower than race pace (5-10K). Making running my play. Taking days off. Commiting to being a life time runner--not a flash in the pan. Run/walk/skip when I feel like it--and maybe, most importantly--not taking my running--or myself-- too seriously.
My "speed work" is in the over 400 races I have been in from 1 mile to 100K. Some races "all out"--others helping friends attain their goals.
2008 Running Goals: Run a faster marathon than my first marathon in 1977(3:58). Tallahassee Marathon 2/3/08. Marathon PR 3:16 in 1985.
Run a 50 mile road ultra under 10 hrs. Haven't done an ultra since 1993. 50 mile PR 8:12 in 1983.
I will post often advising folks to take it easy. If you are in for the LONG run--what is the hurry?
I have coached 100's of runners: from 2:20 marathoners to 6hr + marathoners. My favorite runners are the one who are still running Nick
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