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Too Old to run (Read 587 times)

DoppleBock


    My wife's granfather ran into his 90s - He would shuffle along at a pretty decent pace for 20-30 minutes a day.  Of course the downside - His body outlasted his mind ...

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    2013 Goals ~ Mar < 3:00, 5M < 29, 10k < 35  

     


    Petco Run/Walk/Wag 5k

      ClubRunning Spring /Summer 2013 has an article on Hugh Campbell a world class Octogenarian who started running 2 years ago at 86! He's been setting records in NY running a 5K at 26:45 and 10K at 62:24! Guess its never to late to start!

      bob e v
      2014 goals: keep on running! Is there anything more than that?

      Complete the last 3 races in the Austin Distance Challenge, Rogue 30k, 3M Half, Austin Full

      Break the 1000 mi barrier!

      History: blessed heart attack 3/15/2008; c25k july 2008 first 5k 10/26/2008 on 62nd birthday.

        I plan to keep running for as long as I can.   ----Until I get to the point when I start running and forget where the house is.

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        The Plan (big parts)→  ///  March:  Shamrock Marathon  ///  April:  24 Hour Run for Cancer  ///   May:  3 Days at the Fair (12 Hour)  ///  Nov:  New York Marathon ∞

        leonasmith1977


        Addicted to Running

          You are not to old, I started at 62, almost 5 years ago. The first months everything ached, then went slowly away. Somewhere along the line I fell in love with it! Take it slow, no slower, as had been said by others. This it is a great group of folks. Listen to them

           

          That's pretty awesome. Smile It's never too late to make positive lifestyle changes.

            I plan to keep running for as long as I can.   ----Until I get to the point when I start running and forget where the house is.

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            That's where the "return home" function on your garmin comes in Smile

             

            I have actually used that when I've been running in an unfamiliar place and become hopelessly lost...

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