85-year-old Deirdre Larkin, has the fastest half marathon time in the world in her age division.
"Motherhood does not limit what I am capable of."
So here is a list of the top lessons I've learned from my first few weeks that I wish I had known before those tragic first days.
A time when running feels more like work than play, and you start to wonder if you need it anymore. After all, if it's not fun, there are plenty of other things to do instead. Fun is the key to running longevity. Here are five ways to rekindle your running passion and find love on the run.
My point is not that these races are bad. I admire the runners who compete in these events. My point is that these overly expensive, aggressively marketed and highly socialized races can push runners to jump in too early, or for the wrong reasons. Peer pressure, intentional or not, is a difficult thing to resist.
Carlo Capalbo is the founder of the Prague International Marathon and the president of the organizing committee of the RunCzech Running League. In 1994, Capalbo founded the Prague International Marathon
To deliberately pull back and do less - and to remain certain this won't detract from a strong performance - feels backwards, foreign to the way we college students are programmed to operate.