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Tag Archives: old runners
There are races going on somewhere in the world every weekend. Today, undoubtedly among many others, 3000 runners have gathered in Moncton, New Brunswick for the annual Legs for Literacy races (5K, 10K, half marathon, and marathon). As you can … Continue reading
Speaking as an old(er) person, there is no denying that there are a few downsides to the aging process. However, there are lots of positives which get overlooked all too often, and they are worth celebrating. In order to help … Continue reading
One thing I learned from my experiences in taking up running late in life is that you can do pretty well everything everyone younger than you can do, but not necessarily at the same pace. Running programs are finally starting to … Continue reading
Yesterday was yet another unseasonably cold and windy day for the second part of April, even in eastern Canada, but the sun was sparkling on the blue water of the swollen river and the grass was greening pretty well under … Continue reading
Yoga can help you with almost everything, according to devotees and a plethora of articles available at every turn. I’m ready to agree with most of the assertions, with the caveat of finding the right kind of yoga for the newbie … Continue reading
My husband and I are “training” for two spring races, a 10K in Toronto on Mother’s Day and the Ottawa Half Marathon at the end of May. Both are family events for us. In the case of the Toronto 10K … Continue reading
The suitcases are unpacked, the legs are massaged, and my two-page training schedule is relegated to the recycle bin. All that focus on the Chicago Marathon, front and center in our lives for 6 months, is now a memory, albeit … Continue reading
Last night, lying in bed surfing on my iPod Touch for magical quick solutions to my now continually aching hamstrings, I found the following instructive categories of injuries in The Injured Runner: Grade 1: Symptoms are experienced primarily while running … Continue reading