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Running a half marathon at any age is an accomplishment, and completely feasible at 50. In fact, there are many 50-year-old men in better shape at 50, than when they were in their 30's. However, there are a few tips to help you ease into running a half marathon at 50.
There are negative aspects of running that many people would prefer not to be part of. There are shin splints and blisters, but on the other hand, running is one way for people to do something for themselves, by themselves or with a group that achieves a sense of accomplishment.
If you're just beginning any sort of exercise or running program, you'll need to choose the proper shoes for your journey. Sneakers, which are the best choice for working out and running, are difficult to choose since each have a snazzy outer shell. Bright colors or cool options are not what is important, though. You may want your shoes to look good, but the most important aspect is that they fit your feet properly and offer you the most support.
Whether you are new or a seasoned runner, there are injuries that can occur. Several types of injuries can effect different areas of your body and will determine if you need to take a break from running.
While there are droves of injuries that can happen, some stand out as the most common. Lower leg, skin, bone and ligamanet damage are caused by the repetitive nature of running and have a tendency to take place with casual to athletic runners.