There’s No Fool Like An Old Fool

So I finally bit the bullet yesterday and signed up for my first race of 2019, the Omagh Half Marathon. I’ve never felt less prepared for a race but it’s my home town half and I was loathe to miss it. I’ve just over a month now to convince my body and mind that I can still run such distances. It’s my first race since the disastrous Causeway Coast Marathon last September so here goes nothing. There’s no fool like an old fool.

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  1. There are some local races that I try to make annually for a variety of reasons. Signing up is one level of commitment and running the half at this point in your season will be a good gauge of fitness. Best to you on your preparation, physical and mental. You can do it!


  2. My husband ran his first half marathon at 47. He prepared a fair bit for it and went onto to run three or four marathons after that. He still runs one half marathon a year and he’s 64 now. Thinks it’s one of the best decisions he ever made. I, however, prefer to cheer from the sidelines, glass of wine in hand. 🙂 Good luck!


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