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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
Hip Hip Hooray
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.
It writes upside down.
That was great. I can only hope I will be able to do that someday. Thanks, LtH.
On shin transplant list
They're so cute.
He toyed with him, it was in the bag the entire time. ; )
PRs: Marathon (2:49xx; '13) Half (1:24:13; '15) 10k (37:25; '14) 5mi (29:23; '13) 5k (17:27; '14)
I wonder how many rest days followed that run.
PR's : HM 1:51:15 - 5K 21:27
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 - 1:54:54
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.