Ash Wednesday Fasting 2011 Rules: In the Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday is observed by fasting, abstinence from meat, and repentance. Here are some Ash Wednesday Fasting 2011 rules:

The Catholic Church sets guidelines on age regarding Lenten rules. Technically, Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 are obligated to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. In addition, all Catholics 14 years old and older must abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all the Fridays of Lent.
Canon 1251 Abstinence from eating meat or another food according to the prescriptions of the conference of bishops is to be observed on Fridays throughout the year unless they are solemnities; abstinence and fast are to be observed on Ash Wednesday and on the Friday of the Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.