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Worlds oldest marathon runner

  1. Oct 17, 2011 #1


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    Impressive. He started running marathons at 89!

    Also impressive - Woman gives birth after running Chicago Marathon
    http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/8136835-418/woman-gives-birth-after-running-chicago-marathon.html [Broken]

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  4. Oct 18, 2011 #3
    It appears that he started running to recover from depression at the age of 89 when he lost his wife and son.
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    Cool. I've got 53 years to train. That record will be mine!
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