She never set out to be a role model, but that’s exactly what’s happened to Lois-Ann Gilmore. She also never expected to be in top physical condition in her mid 70s, but she has recently become the fastest over-70 middle distance runner in United States history!
What makes her story even more remarkable is the fact that she’s overcome two life-threatening illnesses, including a battle with breast cancer, to do it. And a stroke nearly sidelined her for good.
Now, she’s the 2007 Masters Athlete of the year and a record-holder, and she has inspiring words to share with anyone who’s looking for a new beginning.
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