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1744 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Feb 15, 2010 4:42 PM by Pegster352
triad38 Rookie 2 posts since
Feb 15, 2010
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Feb 15, 2010 10:43 AM

I have run a few 5k's but need companionship and training

I'm 71 and have run 2 5k's. I'm single and train on my own. I would like to meet some female runners to meet and train together.,I placed in both races and improved my time in the 2nd. I ran ithe 34 minute in both.I train  at the "Y" and want to run in the triathlon in june in naples.

  • disneygal2 Legend 455 posts since
    Sep 30, 2009

    I'm not in your area, but would like to say congratulations on your accomplishments.  That is terrific!




    Couch to 5 K Graduation Day November 26, 2009

    Dana Hills Turkey Trot  Thanksgiving Day 2009 5 K....  Time 32:22  MY FIRST 5k

    Jan 9 Irvine 5k Time 32:52

    Feb 7 Super Bowl 10k  1:08:31  MY FIRST 10K

    September 5 2010  DISNEYLAND HALF MARATHON:  2:41:00

  • crl8686 Legend 1,313 posts since
    Nov 11, 2007

    Many speciality running stores have affiliated running clubs or groups for runners at all levels. Check with the stores in your local area. Also check with your YMCA; they will probably know about local running groups.

    By the way, running 5K's at age 71 is fantastic! I'm 53 and hope to be running 5K's at 70+ 

    2015 highlights...

    @ 5K: New Balance Palm Springs 5K, Palm Springs, CA, 24:32

    Angels Baseball Foundation 5K, Anaheim, CA, 24:24

    Pride of the Valley, Baldwin Park, CA, 24:28

    @ 10K: LA Chinatown Firecracker 10K, Los Angeles, CA, 52:15

    Great Race of Agoura - Old Agoura 10K, Agoura Hills, CA, 51:40

    Fiesta Days Run, La Canada, CA, 49:57

  • Pegster352 Amateur 8 posts since
    Jan 11, 2010

    Let me first say; How awesome you are for your accomplishments!! I am a newbie, too. I am training for my first 5k. I live near Brooksville/Spring Hill so, not close enough to train together. I wish you luck on your journey.


    God Bless !!


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