Ed Whitlock sets world record at Toronto marathon at 85 years young

By October 18, 2016Run

Ed Whitlock has long been proving age is nothing but a number when it comes to running marathons, but his latest accomplishment may take the cake.  The Canadian resident just tackled a new record in his age group at the Toronto marathon. He finished the marathon in just three hours, 56 minutes, and 33.2 seconds.

He told Metro Morning that he started to have some doubts halfway through on how he was going to finish.

“My goal was to run around 3:50,” said Whitlock. “Things fell apart in the second half of the race.”

Read more about Ed’s story here.

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