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

jolt your body: the small step solution to a healthier life

After turning 50, running became my workout of choice, along with push-ups, planks and squats. I took the ‘slow and steady’ approach, easing into it so I wouldn’t jar my joints too much or get injured. For the most part, that has remained by exercise program, helping me to stay strong, fit, and maintain a … Continue Reading