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Am I too old to run?


Monday, June 17, 2013

NO!

I'm 56.
This morning while at the college (one of the most beautiful places to walk for exercise) we did our morning walk and almost complete and on way back i handed Leone's leash over to robert and i took off running.
Not far.
Maybe 50 steps.
But I did it!
I jsut wanted to see if i can do it.

In my 20's and 30's I used to run for exercise.

I might work on this...
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RAZRBKMOM 7/1/2013 3:49PM

    You go Girl!! 50 steps is better than 0 steps!!! Proud of you!! Keep up the good work!

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PICKIE98 6/26/2013 4:10PM

    You are not too old, just have to wrap you in bubble warp my dear!! I will walk briskly, but do not believe in running unless I am being chased by something!

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STARTINGINLIMBO 6/23/2013 7:42PM

    Go for it!

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BLUEROSE73 6/23/2013 12:56PM

    I would have to say ... NO

Check out this link (I couldn't get it so you could just click on it. You have to copy and paste it into the address bar.

http://running.competit
or.com/2011/04/news/oldest-woma
n-to-finish-a-marathon-honored_24441

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WENDYSPARKS 6/23/2013 12:54PM

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PLMITCH 6/23/2013 12:46PM

    Before my WLS, I NEVER ran, period! Hated it, thought it was for crazy people!

Well, now I am the crazy one! I run on average 12 miles per week, have competed in numerous 5K races, just did a one miler a week ago, and am signed up for my first 10K in 4 weeks.

And I'm 56...

NEVER too old to run!

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GREGSTEAM 6/23/2013 7:52AM

    Good for you!!!! Just do it ! Me, I'm just too broken to be able to run, but I can walk!

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KARENLEIGH32 6/19/2013 4:30PM

    LOL they say little burst burn more, so just do the little burst several times during your walks!

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LINDAKAY228 6/18/2013 6:09PM

    I never even attempted running until I was 55. I'm 58 now. You're never too old.

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ASPENHUGGER 6/18/2013 5:46PM

    I'll never be too old to run, but I'm too stiff in my knees to run. Or ride a bike. I envy you young whippersnappers that can still do all that stuff.

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L*I*T*A* 6/18/2013 10:11AM

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CELEST 6/18/2013 8:14AM

    What a spirit.....running and walking and running and walking is called interval training and SUPER GOOD for you. I'm 52..pushing 53 and run every day at bootcamp and the oldest in our group is 62 and she outruns me. You do it, you're gonna love it.

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SASIKHASI1 6/17/2013 11:07PM

    Walk for a bit, then jog for a bit, then walk some more, keep doing that until you are running more than you are walking, and you will not hurt yourself.

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TEDDYBEARGIRL 6/17/2013 10:10PM

    Good for you!

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WILLOW49 6/17/2013 9:40PM

    You go girl! emoticon

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FLAMENM 6/17/2013 9:28PM

    Never too old for anything!

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LINDA! 6/17/2013 8:21PM

    It sounds like a beautiful place for a run.

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SYLPHINPROGRESS 6/17/2013 8:02PM

    Too old to run? That's like asking if you're too old to make love. Get the point?

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TWEETYKC00 6/17/2013 6:24PM

    You're never too old for anything!

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PATRICIAAK 6/17/2013 6:23PM

    Super! You're an inspiration!

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MEADSBAY 6/17/2013 5:49PM

    A little bit of running does the body good.
Make sure you are good and warmed up and that you stretch properly afterwards.
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COCK-ROBIN 6/17/2013 5:18PM

    You're doing good!

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BRIANNADUNN 6/17/2013 5:00PM

    You are never to old to run!!

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IRISHMUM3 6/17/2013 4:59PM

    Wonderful! Good for you!

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SOFT_VAL67 6/17/2013 4:42PM

    i sure hope not, i am gonna be 46 this year and it was my sincere hope to begin running, i broke my foot and that sidelined me, but as soon as its healed, that is my goal to get back to it....

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CHUBRUB3 6/17/2013 4:34PM

    So Proud of you!!
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CAMAEL100 6/17/2013 4:23PM

    Absolutely not!!!! I started for the first time ever at 46. I never thought I would and I just did.

Maybe it is my age but it really gets to me when people think they can decide what someone should do or wear at a particular age. I feel far better than I did in my 20's and now want to enjoy it by doing whatever I feel like!

Lets show those young ones how it is done!!!!!



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