Congratulations to Metro runner Leanne who moved to Melbourne this year, completing her first Half Marathon in the AGE Half, in 2:12.40. No we won't forget you, I plan to come up in October to run the Half with you at the Melbourne Marathon festival.
Last night at Dickson the weather was relatively mild, and Colin, Brett, Nadine & I ran early, then running long intervals on the track were Susan, Mick, Neil, & Jack (new).
Nadine - back in training. The track season is three months away, just enough time to get fit again
As we count down to longer, warmer days, and the start of the track season, here is an article on barefoot running, found at the New Breed Running website. An excerpt:
"Most runners who are older, or have been running for at least 2 decades, have acquired degenerative stiffness of the calves and deep posterior compartments of the lower leg. This is why there is a significant number of older runners who develop a history of calf, Achilles and plantar fascia pain of the foot..."
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