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Boomer Athletes Beat Cancer & Take Life One Blessing at a Time
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Boomer Athletes Beat Cancer & Take Life One Blessing at a Time

Liz Merritt - Jul 21, 2017

Eight days ago, Bob Norvelle got the best news of his life. That was the day his doctor spoke the words “cancer-free,” and he officially graduated to prostate…

Mom, Boomer, World Adventurer Does Life on Her Terms
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Mom, Boomer, World Adventurer Does Life on Her Terms

Liz Merritt - Jul 14, 2017

Bria White is living a dream she never imagined possible. Like a bird flying for the very first time, she is about to embark on a soul-searching…

Ultra Runner, Baby Boomer Sees World One Race at a Time
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Ultra Runner, Baby Boomer Sees World One Race at a Time

Liz Merritt - Jun 30, 2017

Jeff Pettett tells the story of his first marathon 10 years ago in excruciating detail. Below-freezing temperatures, a horrible cold, and a crown that fell off his…

77-year-old Endurance Cyclist, Vietnam Vet Grateful for Every Day
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77-year-old Endurance Cyclist, Vietnam Vet Grateful for Every Day

Liz Merritt - Jun 23, 2017

For 77-year-old Jim Pettett, every day is a gift. He is a devoted endurance cyclist, decorated war veteran and a member of an elite fraternity of road…

Young at Heart: 74-year-old Seeks Solace on Mountain Biking Trails
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Young at Heart: 74-year-old Seeks Solace on Mountain Biking Trails

Liz Merritt - Jun 09, 2017

For 74-year-old Sam Asbell, mountain biking is the cure for just about anything. It’s his escape, his solace and a place of serenity in times of happiness…

Animal Instincts: Boomer Triathlete Unleashes Inner Competitor
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Animal Instincts: Boomer Triathlete Unleashes Inner Competitor

Liz Merritt - Jun 02, 2017

Jacquie Allgire had no clue for nearly 50 years that there was an athlete hidden deep within her. A life spent building a career and raising two…

Hiking the Grand Canyon Feeds Adventure and Forges Lifetime Bonds
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Hiking the Grand Canyon Feeds Adventure and Forges Lifetime Bonds

Liz Merritt - May 29, 2017

A year ago today, on Memorial Day weekend, I bonded with my tribe of outdoor friends in ways that I could not have imagined. We are republishing…

Habit Forming: Couple Builds Foundation of Fitness One Race at a Time
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Habit Forming: Couple Builds Foundation of Fitness One Race at a Time

Liz Merritt - May 26, 2017

Charlie and Teresa Woodhouse aren’t your typical couple pushing 70. In fact, retirement has opened up a whole new world of athletic performance that neither could have…

Vacation Rx: Wellness Travel May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered
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Vacation Rx: Wellness Travel May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

Liz Merritt - May 19, 2017

In this crazy hustle and bustle world of ours, there comes a time when we push back from the long hours and onslaught of stressors and seek…

Mothers Setting the Stage for Healthier Generations
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Mothers Setting the Stage for Healthier Generations

Liz Merritt - May 14, 2017

“If we only knew.” Those are the four words my Mom uses the most when we talk about healthier generations. At 80, she’s in good shape, walks…