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
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
85-year-old Deirdre Larkin, a South African grandmother holds the over-80 World Half Marathon Record and shows no sign of slowing down.
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
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
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
Seven years and 0.05 seconds separated Orville Rogers and Dixon Hemphill at the 2017 Masters Indoor Track Championships. Orville Rogers, left, races Dixon Hemphill at the 2017 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field… Continue reading