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.
What did the man credited with cracking the Nazis’ unbreakable code and creating the forefather of modern computing do to relieve stress? He ran! And in 1949, the then 37-year-old Alan Turing competed at the same meet as Ed Whitlock, an 83-year-old still making history on the track.
Cancer took her husband’s life but not her desire to fight for others. Nutritionist Tara Gidus explains what she’s learned about the important and potentially life-saving ties between your diet and cancer.
Running icon Anne Audain was the first female ever signed by Nike, but her story had a very unlikely start. Find out how she went from being an orphan with deformed feet to one of the greatest runners — male or female — in history.
Ed Whitlock, 81, doesn’t just break running world records, he smashes them. Fresh off his marathon, during which he broke the world record by 16 minutes, he explains how he’s been able to keep running, decades after he first began.
It’s an amazing accomplishment to run one marathon, but what if someone ran several marathons in a row? How about 365 days in a row? That’s exactly what Belgium runner Stefaan Engels just did. Find out why.
After waging (and surviving) a very public battle against breast cancer, former TV anchor Wendy Chioji decided to start Growing Bolder in her own life. Find out how you too can learn to listen to what your heart is telling you.
As Chief Running Officer for Runner’s World magazine, it’s Bart Yasso’s job to travel the world finding the most unusual and arduous races. His adventures and passion for the sport will inspire you to lace up your shoes, no matter what shape you’re in.
Need proof it’s never too late? You’ll love Ann Kahl. She got off the couch and started running at age 50. She started a calligraphy business at age 65. Today, she’s 80, and you’ve got to see her to believe her.
With a jogging stroller in his hands, Tim Borland ran 63 marathons in 63 days to raise awareness about children suffering from a rare neurological disease.