Wednesday, November 21 2018

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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What would you do if someone told you to give up on an activity because you would never be able to do anything with it? When Robert Marchand was told by his cycling coach to give up cycling because “he would never achieve anything on a bike,” he ignored the advice and continued to ride.

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Dixon Hemphill and Orville Rogers caught the sporting world’s attention last year when they competed in USA Track and Field’s 60-meter dash as the only two men in the 90-99 age bracket…

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Yeats, 72, has completed 11 Ironman races. She says she didn’t feel at her best in Coeur d’Alene, and barely finished in time. But she was back at the gym shortly after, training for the next one…

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Some love stories endure even beyond the lives of their inhabitants. George and Mary’s story is one of those. Married for 68 years when Mary died in 2010, runner George Etzweiler continues to compete in races with her in his mind and heart…

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At 84 years old, Lew Hollander is a prime specimen if there ever was one. He has run 20 Ironman races in a row, which in itself is a miraculous feat…

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Probably not many of us will be setting world records well into our 80s. Still, for those who want to make that a goal, Ed Whitlock is an example of how to do it. At 85, the Canadian runner ran a Toronto marathon in under four hours, breaking a world record…

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When journalist Michael Mosley went to the London Marathon, he was astounded at the nearly 36,000 bodies of all shapes and sizes who had come to tackle the 26-mile course. A whopping 7,000 runners were in their 50s, and a handful were in their 80s or older…

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On October 26, 2017, Dale Sanders, who you might recognize by his trail name of Grey Beard, became the oldest man to complete the entire Appalachian Trail in one calendar year. He was 82 years old…

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