Saturday, May 25 2019

When he was 37, Mackert says he started gaining weight and not feeling good. So, he decided to start running, and when he heard about the Cleveland Marathon, he signed up. He ran that first marathon non-stop, wearing a turtleneck shirt, and not drinking any water! He quickly learned what a mistake that was. But he has since learned many lessons about running and now says he wakes up every morning ready to hit the pavement to train.

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Bryan Feller

There are many big-name athletic competitions around the world that all have winners. These winners are then considered by some to be “the fittest” or “the most athletic” people in the world. But there are also plenty of people, who not many know about, who are just as athletic and fit. Paul McCrary is one of those people.McCrary is a CrossFit competitor, a former basketball player, and a Christian. He also has his own endodontic practice. And in 2016 he placed 7th in the CrossFit Games held in Los Angeles.

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Bryan Feller

Meiler was involved in sports throughout her growing up years. She played basketball and took dance lessons. After meeting her husband, the two competed in water skiing events together. Though always active, Meiler did not discover her love of pole-vaulting until she was in her mid-60s and a tennis friend encouraged her to try it. Four years ago, at the age of 80, she set a record when she successfully completed a six-foot pole-vault at a national championship in New York.

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Gallant-Charette has only been a serious competitive swimmer for the past 10 years. But her swims now include the English Channel, Loch Ness, and the Strait of Gibraltar. She is participating in the “Oceans Seven” challenge, which takes swimmers to seven of the world’s most difficult swims. A native of Maine, Gallant-Charette’s first swim was the Peaks to Portland challenge, which her brother Robby had participated in and won twice.

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Dude! Respect. Old guys rule.

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In February of 2016, Sweeney committed to her first obstacle course race at one of the Spartan races. She was hooked. At this most recent Spartan World Championship, Sweeney ran what is called “The Beast” which is 16.7 miles with over 5,000 feet of…

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His greatest desire back then was to leave a mark in body building–to “become a champion who would always be remembered.” Schwarzenegger still strives to be remembered…

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Bryant first began going to the gym in order to relieve stress from a difficult marriage. He really had no idea what he was doing at first, he just knew he needed something…

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One of the things I appreciate about Jim West is that he has kept fitness as a lifestyle throughout his life. In his 70s, Jim shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, he continues to live a more active lifestyle than most 20-year-olds, competing in martial arts and hiking long distances…

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Bryan Feller

This great-grandma from Baton Rouge, LA, whose favorite place is her garden, has many passions in life. And for 102-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, running is right up there with trees, flowers, and birds.

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