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

help me run for equality

I love running. It’s become my #1 healthy habit, the very foundation of my life after 50. Running keeps me sane, strong, confident, and comfortable in my favorite jeans. It’s a darn good habit to have.  Ten years after putting one foot in front of the other, I’ve gotten faster, can run longer, and have … Continue Reading