O’Neal – Lynn

Cashing in on the “Old People Discount” – Lynn O’Neal (April 21, 2014)

Posted on Sep 7, 2014 in 2014, F 50 - 54, Mississippi, O'Neal - Lynn

Cashing in on the “Old People Discount” – Lynn O’Neal (April 21, 2014)

I started running at age 46 while living in Fulton, Mississippi. Since then I have been blessed with a great network of running friends who have encouraged me to keep improving. I ran Huntsville’s Rocket City Marathon in 2011 and missed qualifying for Boston by about six minutes with a time of 4:01. With more intense training and lots more encouragement, I returned to Rocket City in 2012 and qualified with a time of 3:48:38. I tell people I got the “old people discount” because in between I had crossed over into the 50 year old age bracket. I don’t mind: I will take all the time the...

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