80 years old, and still climbing

I know. It is harder to motivate, find time, get back in shape, get off the couch, lose the weight, ignore the projects you already ignore and people your age don't really do things like that anymore - or do they. Meet some 60-80 year old climbers who pull down hard.

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Carrying water/food on long runs – waist belt of pack?

How to stay hydrated on a longer trail run Back in my youth, I would just run until I dehydrated.  This seemed to work and meant I didn't have to carry anything. It also meant a couple of close calls with narrowing vision and raging thirst. I have been trying to figure out the best … Continue reading Carrying water/food on long runs – waist belt of pack?

Out of the (big) running.

Sadly, a series of injuries has taken me out of training this summer. Not to be wierd about it, but this years training has a been a bit like swimming upstream. In essence, it took too long to get my basic training together and I ended up by overtraining. Age is only a part of this … Continue reading Out of the (big) running.