They say sixty is the new fifty. But if you ever met US Masters sensation, Barb Broad, age 62, you’d think otherwise. In Barb’s world, sixty is the new thirty. I know firsthand.
It’s a Tuesday night in Kent, Ohio. We toe the line of lane one to begin our workout, 8 x 400 meter repeats to be run in 88 seconds. Coach hits the stopwatch and almost immediately she settles into a comfortable cadence, a shortened stride with a quick exhale in between each step. I am right there with her, hoping to help pace her for this workout as she prepares for the United States Indoor Master’s Championships, held this coming weekend in Landover, Maryland. Read more >>