Welcome aboard! I, too, started running late(r) in life. I was forty then and had never had any success in running - at all - not even in the Army when I HAD to. I was always the last one walking, being dragged in. I am not a speed demon now either, but I am usually in the upper 50% of my age group and now, that doesn't mean much to me. What does is that my clothes fit and my Dr. gives me glowing reports every time I see her now. Can't ask for much better than that!
"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)
"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin
If you are a runner, it doesn't matter how far or how fast. It doesn't matter if today is your first day or if you've been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run." J Bingham
I'm 51, started to run again after a couple years hiatus (retirement, etc.) last October. Now doing a few 5Ks with a 10K in September. Have my eye on a half marathon next year. Run, jog, wog, whatever, I'm on board. Here on SP to drop a few pounds as well, . Hope everyone is doing great!
Edited by: OWL_20 at: 5/23/2013 (21:20)
Barb USA, EST
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