Tag Archives: Masters Records

The Guilty Pleasure of Age-Grading

At the end of another long day of plodding, as a familiar melancholy descends and I contemplate how monumentally slow I have become in my late middle age, there grows in me a longing for a happier place, a fantasy … Continue reading

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Lagat the Master

Is Bernard Lagat about to “ruin” masters track? Here’s how I thought world-class open runners were supposed to graduate into the masters ranks. Approaching their fortieth birthday, they become less and less competitive and more and more “inspirational.” They observe … Continue reading

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