The VICE Channels

      January 10, 2017

      Meet the 85 Year-Old Marathon Runner Beating Competition Half His Age

      Ed Whitlock is a once-in-a-generation athlete. He won't get the same coverage as a LeBron James, but he's been competitively running marathons at a high level for over 60 years. What exactly is the secret to shattering records for every age bracket out there? According to Ed, it's running laps through a cemetery.

      comments powered by Disqus
      <-- begin Pinterest code --> <-- end Pinterest -->