Still a Runner

A Blog by Mary Lou Harris

Blog Break – Words of Wisdom from the East

This week’s quote comes from Maine native Joan Benoit Samuelson, a gold medal olympian and multiple marathon winner setting records along the way.2f53a6cb8d1bda7f3d66365bf81c5048_0

When I first started running, I was so embarrassed I’d walk when cars passed me. I’d pretend I was looking at the flowers!

 

Now a speaker and author, Samuelson continues to set records. Her time of 2:50:29 in the 2013 Boston Marathon is the fastest marathon ever run by a woman in the 55-59 age group.

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