First Marathon at age 63 with ChiRunning!

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After 4 decades of recreational running  distances from 5K to half marathon with a heel strike, I began in November, 2009 to study ChiRunning due to increasing recovery times from runs and chronic fatigue as well as sore ham strings.  After months of work with ChiRunning, I signed up for the Des Moines Marathon and worked with the 20 week ChiRunning “Intermediate” Marathon manual.    At 63, on 10/17/2010, I finished my first ever marathon in the Boston Marathon qualifying time of 3:45:39 —  and I felt great afterward!!!

At 63, this old runner is of the firm conviction that ChiRunning is the best running technique he has ever seen.

Looking ahead to years of running!

Mike M.