Posted on June 18th, 2012 by
If only runners could take a peek at a personal lifetime odometer. They might discover a good indicator of how long they can continue to log personal bests. Doug Alred, the Gate River Run’s race director for 30 years, believes that distance runners are a lot like automobiles, and it’s mileage rather than model year — or age — that predicts when they’ll slow down…Mayo Clinic sports medicine physician Daniel Montero said he “never likes to use age as an excuse for anything.” He thinks you can make a strong argument that it’s a combination of the two factors for runners.
Florida Times-Union By David Johnson 3/5/12
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