running and talking and beer . . . oh my!

Meb Keflezighi is the only athlete in history to win the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, and an Olympic medal. Desiree Linden was the first woman runner in thirty-four years to claim the Boston Marathon title in 2018, and she’s heading back to Boston again next week to (fingers crossed!) keep the crown. They … Continue Reading

run for a cause, run a better marathon?

On Sunday, November 4th, I’ll run my 5th New York City Marathon (6th overall, and all since turning 50). Since race day is twelve weeks away, serious training began this week When I cross the finish line, I’ll be one month short of turning 62. Sure, there are lots of marathoners all over the world … Continue Reading

healthy aging: the road to 60

On a beautiful, crisp fall afternoon last year, my husband and I strolled through Central Park, arm-in-arm, basking in the glorious day.  As we approached the west side of the park, we noticed runners (not many) wearing racing bibs on their shirts, slowing down to grab cups of Gatorade or water from a table that … Continue Reading