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Short term goal: 17:59 5K
Mid term goal: 2:54:59 marathon
Long term goal: To say I've been a runner half my life. (I started running at age 45).
That's got to be the first time I've seen a 60m race come down to a finishing kick.
In the words of my late-coach : Just hang in there, relax... and at the end of a race anyone you see.....just pass them
Come from behind victory!
I think one is a gazelle and one is a glider...guess who won!
Overcoming sarcoidosis one step at a time...
Kind of a slow starter but once he got those legs going there was no stopping him.
Shows what happens with fast turnover. Short steps, but lots of them.
That was great. I can only hope I will be able to do that someday. Thanks, LtH.
Santa Anita Derby Day 5k - 6 Apr 20:21
La Jolla HM - 28 Apr 1:40:33
Laguna Hills Memorial Day 10k - 27 May 42:17
Camp Pendleton Mud Run 10k - 1 June 1:39:29
Missoula HM - 14 July - 1:35:59
Main Street Halloween Run 10k - 27 Oct 42:45
Tucson Marathon - 8 Dec - 3:24:25
They're so cute.
He toyed with him, it was in the bag the entire time. ; )
"When the gun goes off, everything changes... the world changes... and nothing else really matters!"
PRs: Marathon (2:49xx; '13) Half (1:25xx; '12) 10k (40:26; '11) 5mi (29:23; '13) 5k (17:33; '13)
I wonder how many rest days followed that run.
PR's : HM 1:51:15 - 5K 21:27
DON'T TREAD ON ME
These guys are fast man. I'm guessing that they are by some criteria better runners than anyone on this thread
I had to watch twice to make sure I wasn't one of the contestants.
OK, not quite yet, but give me 10-30 years and I WILL be in that race.
I will note that the skinny grandfather beat the somewhat heavier grandfather. But not by much!
Tom (formerly known as PhotogTom)
5K - 25:16, 10K - 55:31, 15K - 1:20:55, HM - 1:55:21
Both of these guys were 90+ which shows that you don't have to stop just because you get older. Fits in very nicely with my long term running goal. There was a 90 year old who ran 6:35:47 in the Marshall University Marathon in Huntington, WV last year. It set a world record for 90 year old males. Maybe I can make it my goal to beat that time.
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