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.
Once upon a time, Margaret Webb was terrified to turn 50. Then, she discovered running and fitness. She shares what she’s learned from the world’s fittest older women. Find out how to have the fitness of a much younger person with the wisdom of age.
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.
Joe DeSena, creator of the Spartan Races, is an extreme athlete so extreme that other extreme athletes say, “You’ve got to be kidding me!” Find out how he’s trying to spread the word that we’re all far more powerful than we even realize.
Sandy Scott is living proof that it’s never too late to try new things or to be great. He is so interesting and inspiring that we’ve invited him to join Team GB Elite. See what makes him one of the most unique 74-year-olds on the planet.
She’s survived cancer (twice), a heart transplant and the early, tragic death of her husband. And she’s only 50. Yet through it all, Toni Wild has never lost one thing — her optimism about life. Find out why surviving was never a doubt.
In 2008, Sean VanGerena survived a horrendous car wreck that left him with a TBI, a broken neck and he then suffered multiple strokes. Now, he’s on the U.S. paratriathlon team. His spirit, courage and attitude will inspire all of facing challenges.
At 50, Chuck Freuler realized he was out of shape and unhealthy. He started to exercise, and now, at 85, he’s one of the fastest competitors in his age group at triathlon. Find out how what an active lifestyle has done for him over the past 35 years.
Jeanne Daprano is unknown to the general public, but in the masters track and field world, she’s one of the biggest superstars. Fresh off her world-record setting sub-7-minute mile, she explains how she stays so fast, fit and strong at 75.
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.