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Finland’s Joel Naukkarinen Indoor Rowing World Record

Joel Naukkarinen rowed 100km in 6h 6min (1:49.8 split). Height / Weight: 1.87 m / 91 KgBirthday: March 30, 1993 KouvolaPlace of residence: KuopioStudying: Medicine at the University of Eastern Finland. Joel’s Motto: “Fitness motivation is measured in practice… Exercise can be, for example, “only” 4-6 hours a day, but the rest of the day …

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

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 year’s San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on June 4 in 3:42:56. Previously, the oldest woman to do so was 93 years …

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Seemingly Ageless Ed Whitlock, 85, Runs World-Record Mile Time

Wearing 15-year-old running shoes, Ed Whitlock raced through wind and rain on Sunday at the Toronto Marathon to break the men’s 85–89 age group world record by more than 30 minutes. His 3:56:33 shattered the previous mark of 4:34:55, set in 2004. After crossing the finish line, Whitlock, 85, of Milton, Ontario, told Canadian Running …

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