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85-Year-Old Runner Smashes World Record For Marathon In Age Group

Runners at Sunday’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon were probably stunned to see an 85-year-old passing them by. Marathoner Ed Whitlock of Milton, Ontario smashed the previous world record for a marathon in the 85-to-89 age group by an incredible margin. The previous record was over four hours and 30 minutes, but Whitlock managed to complete the grueling 26.2 mile race in less than four hours.
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