After losing her husband and battling breast cancer, Lillie Doss was feeling helpless. So, she started to run and it changed her outlook on life forever.
All of us get hungry and eating is a necessary part of life so it shouldn’t be an amazing accomplishment, right? Right, unless you’re Rich LeFevre, a boomer who can scarf down five pounds of birthday cake in less than 12 minutes!
It’s not entirely normal to be a cross-country skier that is a retired kindergarten teacher. It’s even more amazing that Barbara Klippel overcame a fall down a flight of stairs and a broken skull to win the premiere cross-country ski marathon.
For a man who has run over 100 marathons at least 100 miles long each and climbed to the top of all the seven summits of the world, it’s hard to believe Marshall Ulrich was a bit of a coach potatoes until he was almost 30.
Wendy Chioji has been the face of Orlando news for 20 years. Her battle with breast cancer enlightened all women; her determination to help others was only equaled by her dedication to becoming a world-class athlete.
Ray Zahab used to be a smoker who lived an unhealthy life. After a few major life changes, he’s on the other side of the spectrum, running marathons, raising awareness for important causes and living an adventurous life.
Known as the “Iron Nun,” Sister Madonna Buder is redefining what it means to be a nun and a runner. Find out how she uses her training runs as time to talk to God and why race directors have to keep adding age categories to keep up with her.
Ready, set, run! Growing Bolder takes you to the only place in the world where you’ll find so many colorful characters, both in and out of costume, to find out why these days, many marathons are dominated by people in their 40s, 50s and beyond.
81-year-old Robert Gralley has completed more than 40 marathons and is not slowing down any time soon.
Jeanne Stawiecki is living proof that it’s never too late to dramatically change your life. Find out what motivated her to become the oldest woman to climb the world’s seven tallest mountains, including Mount Everest.