running

Senior women exercising
For a moment last week, research offered all of us slow, plodding exercisers a moment of revenge.
Old hands and newborn
News, discoveries and ... fun
Marathon photo
In 2011, the year I was turning 55, I decided to do something that would be meaningful to me, and hoped would be inspirational to others. I ran in the New York City Marathon.
Eric Spector, Ironman Finish
People like Eric Spector amaze those of us who consider a slow walk up a moving escalator to be a real workout. The California businessman challenged himself to complete 10 kick-butt athletic events in a single year-his 65 th.
Bill Iffrig was a few yards short of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the 78-year-old runner was knocked to the ground by the first of two blasts. A Boston Globe photographer shot several pictures of the fallen Iffrig with police and race assistants nearby, and the images soon appeared around the world.
Jerry Fiola directing the Turkey Day 10K
Every week in America, thousands of people line up to compete in one of the hundreds of running races that happen across the country.
Several studies have connecting athletic activity with extended and improved life for older Americans.
Search AARP Blogs