50th Anniversary of Boston Allowing to Women to Run Its Marathon

"That women were being allowed to run the Boston Marathon only 50 years ago indicates how slowly paternalistic and chauvinistic attitudes change. The word "allowed" indicates that it was males who "allowed" females to run..." Members weigh in on this. …
as do I. Stephanie Mumford Brown Running races are one of the most gende https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2022/may/50th-anniversary-boston-allowing-women-run-its-marathon

Machines for Living: Indoor Cross-Training Alternatives to the “Dreadmill”

by Stephanie Mumford Brown"This has been the winter of our athletic discontent, but it is not over yet! So, what’s a runner to do, short of a long Sunbelt vacation? Try a machine." Ms. Brown recommends some that will also be great to use indoors when the …
by Stephanie Mumford Brown This has been the winter of our athletic…odest model is looking better than none. Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2022/march/machines-living-indoor-cross-training-alternatives-dreadmill

Big Losses, Small Wins

by Stephanie Mumford BrownI don’t just run for my body, I run for my brain. That may explain why, in the seventh decade of life, I continue to pursue plastic trophies and fake-bronze medals with the avidity of an 8-year-old. …
by Stephanie Mumford Brown A couple years https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2022/january/big-losses-small-wins

Confessions of a Lazy Geezer: My Very Modest Running Goal for 2022

by Stephanie Mumford BrownIn 2022, I’m going to run for fun. This means I will run at the frequency, distance, and pace that make me happy — WHILE I am doing it, not just when it’s over. I’m going to be a lazy geezer … For…
by Stephanie Mumford Brown In 2022… a new age division. Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2022/january/confessions-lazy-geezer-my-very-modest-running-goal-2022

The Untold Truth About the Hairy Gorilla

by Josh MerlisThe Hairy Gorilla Half Marathon is undoubtedly the most fun race we have. Awards are given for the fastest and the zaniest. This year Carole Baskin and Tiger Joe took the cookie as did the amazing running nuns. Incredibly someone ran an enti…
Our columnist Stephanie Mumford Brown attended the event https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/december/untold-truth-about-hairy-gorilla

Are Leg Camps Cramping Your Style? Tonic Water May be a Solution

by Stephanie Mumford BrownCramps are the bane and pain of runners. Ms. Brown deals with the science of this awful phenomenon and offers some solutions of her own. "Maybe you should have had a hefty gin and tonic with dinner instead of that glass of wine. …
by Stephanie Mumford Brown Among its other attributes…SA 3.0 Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/november/are-leg-camps-cramping-your-style-tonic-water-may-be-solution

Talking to the “Usetabe” Runner: Can you convince a friend to get back into running?

by Stephanie BrownMs. Brown meets many people in the multiple sports she pursues that have given up running for varied reasons. "Truth is, all these “usetabes” know running is a good idea." Read her arguments. For full arti…
by Stephanie Mumford Brown As a mature woman who does multiple spor…ll join you in living longer with it. Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/october/talking-usetabe-runner-can-you-convince-friend-get-back-running

How to Stop Going When You're on the Go

by Stephanie Mumford BrownWe may or may not talk about it, but eventually, we all do something about it. Peeing at the wrong time or place is a fact of running life, especially if you’re female. We use tactics like wearing dark shorts to hide wet spots, w…
bject particularly for the older runner. by Stephanie Mumford Brown We may or may not talk about it… Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/july/how-stop-going-when-youre-go

My First Half in My Last Half

by Stephanie Mumford BrownOn April 17, I ran my very first half marathon in the last half of my life. Actually, to be brutally actuarial, I’ll be doing well if the Druthers Helderberg to Hudson Half Marathon is the opening act in the last third of my life…
by Stephanie Mumford Brown On April 17 https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/may/my-first-half-my-last-half

Big Losses, Small Wins

Stephanie Mumford BrownI don’t just run for my body, I run for my brain. That may explain why, in the seventh decade of life, I continue to pursue plastic trophies and fake-bronze medals with the avidity of an 8-year-old. Fo…
by Stephanie Mumford Brown A couple years…erse seems rational. Tiny triumphs rule. Stephanie Mumford Brown is Chief Wiseacre at Wiseacre Press https://www.hmrrc.com/members/pacesetter/2021/april/big-losses-small-wins

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