Ben Beach, now 67, is the first person to complete 50 consecutive Boston Marathons (and by the way, he completed this one in 5:01:26, which qualifies him to run #51 in 2018 if he chooses!).
Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.
When she was 48, Katherine Beiers went for her first run because she didn’t know how to do any other sport. Now 82, she’s still running and inspiring people, including at the famed Boston Marathon where she was the oldest person to compete the 2015 race.
Larry Johnson has an impressive way of celebrating his birthday each year — he rides his bike 100 miles. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, you’ll never guess his age: 94! We catch up with this longevity superstar.
In their 1,100 races, the father-son duo of Team Hoyt has taught the world about the power of devotion, determination and persistence. Dick Hoyt explains how the races gave his son Rick, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy shortly after birth, the feeling of freedom from his disabilities.
You never know what you have inside you until you’re put in a position where you’re challenged. Mike Savicki became paralyzed in a freak accident and he shares what he’s learned about overcoming any obstacle in life.
On his 32nd birthday, Roy Pirrung started running to lose weight and quit smoking. Nearly 30 years later, he’s still running and shattering world records.