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December 6, 2012

On The Run: Whatever happened to getting better with age?

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Other factors that are significant include the runner’s diet, stress level and the amount of sleep the person gets each night. Failure to take these into account leads to an incomplete look at how running affects athletes.

Studies about running must do a better job of considering all the angles.

Starts and stops

Kick off 2013 in style by running the 6th annual Frosty Four, a 4-mile race scheduled for 10 a.m. on Jan. 1 in Salem. Registration is at the Tavern in the Square from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Race start is on Front Street. Fee is $20 for entries received by Dec. 21, $25 thereafter. For more information, contact alphelan2@gmail.com or info@wickedrunningclub.com, or you can register online at www.northshoretiming.com. The Frosty Four has been officially selected as a Road Runners Club of America Regional Championship Race.

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On the Run is a biweekly column about the North Shore running scene. Send any questions, comments, or news to jay.kumar@gmail.com.

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