>Health and Nutrition>How bad is it for a freshman in high school to run a marathon?
The Logic of Long Distance
Needs more cowbell!
All that said, I have to say I was persuaded by most of what that article said and I probably won't let my future 14 year old son run a marathon (unless there are some special circumstances).
Kirsten - aka "Auntie Kirsten"
• 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1
• 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
Sorry for the LONG response, but I didn't think JK would mind.
Kind of reminds me of that old saw: statistics never lie, but liars use statistics.
Sub 19:00 for 5K 05-03-13 Clee Prom 5K - 19:00:66 that was bloody close!
Sub-40:00 for 10K 17-03-13 Gainsborough 10K - 39:43
Sub 88:00 for HM
A Dance with Monkeys
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
If you click on my name you will see what I did when I was 14 years old, which has some relevance to this thread.