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It’s inevitable that all runners who have been pounding the pavement for a very long time will eventually slow down. Having run every day since November 30, 1978, Scott Ludwig certainly falls into this category. In Running Out of Gas, Scott realizes that he can no longer run a single mile in the pace he ran 26 of them when he set his first marathon best many years ago, Ludwig finds he is ready to accept the reality of slowing down with age.
Scott Ludwig lives, runs and writes in the beautiful countryside of Senoia, Georgia with his wife Cindy and their menagerie of cats. Scott enlisted the aid of several of his friends and fellow runners to compile the stories in Running to Extremes, arguably the best collection of stories about endurance athletes ever published. The 15 people portrayed in this book are sure to leave readers with their eyes and mouths wide open, completely fascinated with what the subjects have been able to accomplish in the sport of endurance running. These are just some of the incredible and inspiring achievements of the endurance athletes profiled in Running to Extremes: The Legendary Athletes of Ultrarunning.
By using Olympian, Jeff Galloway’s run-walk-run™ method, many runners are able to enjoy the sport with less injuries, aches and pains. He has worked with tens of thousands of runners in their 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Galloway himself has run injury free for decades. In Running Until You’re 100, Jeff Galloway explains how to achieve this, how to stay motivated, and increase the enjoyment of the running experience. Make plans now to run until you’re 100.
A few years ago, Jeff met a 93 year old runner who was just as excited about running the race as the 20 year old racers. There was a 101 year old man running in a veteran’s track meet. He set a world record. There are many opportunities for setting records if you’ll keep running until you’re 100.
Arthur Lydiard is known as the greatest track coach of all times. Since the outstanding success of his New Zealand athletes Snell, Halberg and Magee at the 1960 Rome Olympics, Arthur Lydiard’s name has been synonymous with the best training methods used by the world s top middle and long distance runners. His schedules precipitated an athletic revolution, stressing as they did physiological conditioning as a prerequisite to sporting effort, and long-duration even-pace running at a strong speed as the means of achieving this.