Category Archive: An Amazing Journey

98-Year-Old Conquers Mount Washington Road Race

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It took four hours, and he only stopped to fuel with tea and lemonade. A parade of cars filed down the mountain, finally set free after runners battled 4,650 feet of elevation gain… Continue reading

75-Year “Young” Gerlinde Buttner Rows 15Kms Every Day

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75-Year “Young” Gerlinde Buttner Rows 15Kms Every Day. Gerlinde turned 75 in January 2018. She has been rowing since May 1963. Her husband and two sons also rowed. Gerlinde states: “Rowing is a… Continue reading

What the World’s Fittest Vegan Eats for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back… Continue reading

12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

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In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with… Continue reading

How to Eat and Drink like Queen Elizabeth

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New details about the Queen’s daily diet have emerged, and it includes more than a few cocktails and lots of sweet treats. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is 91 years old and shows… Continue reading

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101-Year-Old Runs 100-Meters in 40.12 Seconds

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Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, 101, became the oldest female athlete to ever compete in the USA Track and Field Outdoors Masters. The Championships were hosted in her hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Julia… Continue reading

South Africa’s Record Breaking Running ‘Grand Dame’

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85-year-old Deirdre Larkin, a South African grandmother holds the over-80 World Half Marathon Record and shows no sign of slowing down.

Taiwan Strongest Grandpa

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Sorry guys, but the number of birthdays under your belt are officially no longer an excuse for letting your fitness go downhill. You can thank Huang Ching-hsin for that, a 72-year-old farmer from… Continue reading

94-Year-Old Harriette Thompson Just Set a New Half Marathon Record

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Harriette Thompson has added another world record to her collection. Originally reported by the San Diego Union Tribune, the 94-year-old became the oldest woman to run a half marathon when she finished this… Continue reading

89-Year-Old Speeds to Finish Line, Walker and All

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A combination of LeBron James and Steph Curry—that’s what 89-year-old Jane Ensign said she felt like as she crossed the finish line of a 1-mile race on Memorial Day. “Everybody was cheering for… Continue reading

Charles Eugster, The Healthiest Old Person on the Planet Explains How to Stay in Shape

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Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower, and wakeboarder. He also claims to be so healthy that his formerly grey pubes have turned brown again. Charles Eugster is the… Continue reading

50 Years Ago Women Were NOT Allowed to Run Marathons – Kathrine Switzer Defied Being Kicked Out of the Race

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Only 50 years ago, women were barred from running marathons in the U.S. Here’s why, and the story of the woman who broke that barrier in 1967. Only 50 years ago women were… Continue reading