Category Archives: Over 60 And Still Running

Why Your Miles Matter To Us

The goal: Run (and walk) to Mars by December 31, 2015 How many miles to go?  30,174,157 How many miles per day?  284,661 How many days to reach our goal? 106 Can we do it?  YES!!! Many of you have probably never heard of Moon Joggers before. That’s okay. We are a small group of […]

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Log Your Running, Walking, Biking, Hiking and Swimming Miles Now!

Let’s make this short and sweet! Moon Joggers set a goal this year of logging enough miles to get to Mars (33 million miles) by December 31, 2015.  So far we’ve reached about 3.5 million miles and we want your help! The journey has been incredible and our runners span all ages and all fitness […]

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Every Step Counts

Every Step Counts by Catherine Campbell     I think of this especially on long runs when I am doing 10/30 run/walk/run intervals and I begin to get a little tired. It takes about 26 steps for the 10 second interval. That doesn’t seem like much but as I silently count down the steps I feel […]

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Every Mile Matters

EVERY MILE MATTERS by Perry Newburn When I put my hand up to write this I thought “this should be straight forward,” but the more I thought about it – yes dangerous this thinking lark – the harder it became. So where to start? I’ve written about my battles with addiction in the past but […]

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Day 3: Perry’s Run Across the USA

#goperrygo Today Perry is running from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Jonestown, Pennsylvania (roughly 56 miles). Some updates from this morning… Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Current Stats Distance Run since September 1st: 112 miles Distance Run yesterday: 52 miles Distance Planned for Today: 65 miles Miles left to go: 2988 Signed up for 5K […]

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Perry is Running for Charity! Two of them!

***This page will be updated nightly (as long as we have internet connection). COUNTDOWN TO LA DONATE PERRY IS RUNNING FOR A CAUSE! Two of them in fact! As of 10/11/14 we have raised the following funds: $609.65 for Sunshine Heroes (Goal: $15,000) $1,449.50 for Koru Care of New Zealand (Goal: $15,000) Please help Perry […]

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63-Year-Old Utahn in the Running for Magazine Cover Contest

VOTE FOR SHIRLEE HERE!!! HIGHLAND (KSL NEWS) — Utahn Shirlee Webb, 63, knows how hard it is to take the first step to get healthy and fit, but now she’s in the running to be featured on the cover of Runner’s World magazine. Webb loves to get outside and run anyplace and in all weather. […]

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USA COUNTDOWN

USA COUNTDOWN By Perry Newburn Wow just realised its almost 9 weeks since I did the last blog – at the end I had said 15 weeks to go till I fly out from Feilding. And I was getting excited then. NOW its only 6 weeks till head off – and yes excitement is starting […]

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USA RUN

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USA RUN By Perry Newburn Boy these months are flying by at the moment – scary!!!! The next 4 months wont be any different either. So – What to write about? I wander whats on my mind? Yes I thought I would start a series on the USA run now we are into the countdown […]

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Moon Jogger attempts to break WORLD RECORD!

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Runnin’ down a dream By Zaryd Wilson Perry Newburn achieved a long-held dream in running across the United States. He claimed a world record too. PHOTO/ZARYD WILSON Perry Newburn ran from New York to Los Angeles in world record time. He tells Zaryd Wilson how he did it. Watching the rain pour outside his Feilding […]

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