Finding the joy in moving around

Marathoning After 50

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As seen in Prevention. Carolee finished her first marathon - the Reggae Marathon, in Negril, Jamaica, on December 5, 2015, at the age of 56. Now she's training to #runwiththemarines at the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington on October 22, 2017. Read about her experience in I Ran My First Marathon After 55 in Prevention.

Be the Dog

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Carolee's blog is about digging in, discovering who she is, and seeing how far she can push herself to be strong, fit, and healthy.

It's a hill, get over it!!

We can do this!! Carolee Walker is a freelance wellness writer for the Washington Post and a Huffington Post contributor. Here, she writes about training, wellness travel, nutrition, self-awareness, sexual health, athletic fashion, and running. Join our private Facebook group for inspiration and community. Read more.

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  • Huffington Post
  • Washington Post
  • Medium
  • Women's Running
  • Thrive Global


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Warm salad is a snap to make, packs healthy carbs and protein

I am sooooo excited to announce Sarajean Rudman has contributed the foreword to my book!! Pre-orders available now! And the Facebook page for the book is now live!

A hilarious picture of how getting fit turned Carolee's life around. Even if you have never put on a pair of running shoes or tried again and again to get a fitness habit, you'll relate to the highs and lows of Carolee's journey to the back of the pack, ultimately stumbling on a path to resilience, well-being, and joy. Preorder at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Politics and Prose, or your local bookstore.