Concert pianist Harriett Thompson, 92, became the oldest person to run a 26.2 mile race when she crossed the finish line at the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on May 31, 2015. She stole the record from Gladys Burill, now 97, who finished the Honolulu marathon in 2010. Burill was 92 years, 19 days… Read more »
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While serving as Communications Director at a city, I witnessed a city council meeting that lasted until 3:15 a.m. At around midnight, the mayor led the council in stretching and calisthenics. Have you ever witnessed or participated in a marathon meeting (of an elected or appointed body)? Would love to hear your stories!
Tom Temin and Amy Morris, two of our anchors at Federal News Radio, completed the Marine Corps Marathon this weekend. Both were a little sore this morning but they survived! We’ve got some great video of Amy during and after the marathon. Both Amy and Tom have also written columns on their experience. Tom Temin… Read more »