Well, I've made the decision.....to try again! Here I am 52yrs old, hypertensive and never managed to run more than 7kms without injury! Most of the time I spent trying to run was with teeth gritted, just trying to finish! BUT.....I have this urge to run! I had finally given up trying and then I read your book. I now realise how little strength I have in my feet and legs and, because of this my form is more like a crab in reverse! So, here goes....strength training and trying to improve form by some short barefoot runs (very short at the moment!) before starting phase 1 of the programme. One question though - if I am doing the drills, how often and how long should I spend on them? Ultimate goal (dream) - to run a 50miler! Oops, maybe I'm aiming a little high HaHa! Oh well back to training...watch this space!

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Comment by Rich Warne on March 20, 2014 at 1:03pm
All the best!
Comment by Karen Blackert on March 20, 2014 at 6:27am

You've come to the right place- you'll get lots of support here!

Comment by Robert Burpee on March 20, 2014 at 4:37am
Welcome Karen, your a winner already, you've taken the bigest step, the rest are easy!
Comment by Richard McGaha on March 19, 2014 at 8:26pm

Go for it!!! You can do it!!! 

Comment by Lori Enlow on March 19, 2014 at 12:16pm
Awesome! get after it!

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