Andy Brett

346 days ago

For this 55-year-old, fell running is still a license to jump and slide, splash and fall. I can’t count the number of times I’ve gashed my knees over the years. What I can count is the number of running-related injuries I’ve suffered since I gave up road running entirely almost 15 years ago: none, aside from cuts and grazes. No strained muscles, no pulled ligaments.

I Get Knocked Down by the Hill, but I Get Up Again

nytimes.com

LEEDS, England — I’m just back from a run. An hour with friends from my running club, along a forested ridge close to my home, with various loops, climbs and scrambles, at night, wearing headlamps.