Saturday, 25 April 2009

Inspirational runners from far and near

Posted by speedygeoff on Saturday, April 25, 2009 with 3 comments
Some links from the blog “Younger Legs for Older Runners”:
An 80 year old man who runs 71 seconds for 400m and 2:50 for 800m
http://petemagill.blogspot.com/2009/04/earl-fee-interview.html
A quote from his interview: “You lose 35% of your flexibility as you age. So you have to work on that - not just once or twice a week, but every day”.

A 50 year old woman who has run 16:19 for the 5000m,
http://petemagill.blogspot.com/2009/03/weekly-roundup-march-16-2009.html
“shaving a mere 58 seconds off the previous world record”

Canberra Marathon photo #3

Rob Ey, Canberra Griffin, striding out.

Final Track night photo #1

one for the collection

3 comments:

  1. Even though it's blurry, that's a great photo. Bronwyn is flying (fast green shoes) and Jim is in shock. Looks like he was moving out into lane 5, but too late!

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  2. Bronwyn won over Jim in the 3000m by 0.05 seconds. Earlier in the mile, Jim had been nearly 2 seconds faster than Bronwyn. Who was targetting whom I wonder?

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  3. Great picture!

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