Running and Aging

Getting older is no reason to stop running!

Learn how runners age 45 and up continue to get out there and get after it in Liza Howard’s column Age-Old Runners.

For some tips on how to keep running happily and healthily, take a look at Joe Uhan’s The 10 Commandments of Healthy Running and How to Quit Running, Part 1 and Part 2.

Columnist Andy Jones-Wilkins has also looked at both the downsides and upsides of growing older.

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