70-79 Running Training 70-Year Old Half Marathon World Record Holder 1 min read 2 years ago emmett 70-Year-Old Sets World Age-Group Marathon Record in Crazy-Fast TimeGene Dykes, a 70-year-old retired computer programmer who discovered a talent for distance running late in life, set a world record for his age group in the marathon on December 15 in Jacksonville, Florida. Dykes ran 2:54:23, breaking the previous record-2:54:48-set by the great Canadian runner Ed Whitlock (when he was 73) by 25 seconds. No matter your age, there’s always somebody older that you can look to for inspiration. Tweet Continue Reading Previous Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course TriathlonNext Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins – The 103 Year-old Sprinter More Stories 1 min read 70-79 80-89 Book Review – Not Dead Yet 11 months ago emmett 1 min read 90+ Running Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins – The 103 Year-old Sprinter 12 months ago emmett 2 min read Training Triathlon Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon 2 years ago emmett Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.