I saw this post on SparkPeople and thought I would repost it here for my 9 Kid Fitness readers…Great story!
From 5K to Marathon in One Year
On December 3, 2011 I ran my first race, a 5K in Orlando, FL. I had just turned 65. This was after 10 weeks of training, which started quite innocently as a way to lose a few pounds. I enjoyed it so much I thought I would try to do a 5K. Fast forward just about one year, and I have completed my 1st Marathon. The Savannah Rock N Roll Marathon, on November 3, 2012. [Read more…]