Quote Of The Day
“All runners know that the commitment required to be successful is extreme … the efforts of the driven distance runner can be noticeably single-minded and consuming. It’s a simple but demanding lifestyle that can be lauded when an athlete is young but looked upon curiously or even with contemptible pity as a runner begins to enter the twilight of his or her youth.”
“At what age is it still acceptable to still be devoting most of one’s physical and mental energy to being a better runner? At what age has the ship of the dream of running glory sailed beyond the point of no return? In short, at what point does it just start getting sad?”
– Excerpt from article where LRC guest columnist Eric Schmidt and researcher Adam Roth reveal the oldest American first-time Olympians for all distances 800m to the marathon.
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