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Running After 50

20 Reasons To Run The NYC Marathon At Least Once in Your Life

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Every year around this time, I get the New York City Marathon bug. My usual every-other-day run generally takes me to Central Park, where I loop around for three or four miles, sometimes doing the full six.

The Perils Of Being a Closet Runner

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 09.25.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

During my 20s and 30s, I was dependent on the buzz of lacing up my running shoes and hitting the pavement to keep me sane.

What Motivates This Midlifer To Train For Triathlons

Leslie Mellet | Posted 04.24.2012 | Fifty
Leslie Mellet

Suddenly, three Januaries ago, my husband declares we need a goal -- we should do a triathlon. Why not? I can swim and run, and how hard can the bike be?

Life After 50: I'm Running to Raise Awareness of Pancreatic Cancer... Because I Can

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

In early January, not knowing how else to express my grief, frustration, and fear, I decided to run in the ING NYC Marathon to raise much-needed money for research, treatment and support of those who contract pancreatic cancer.