Tracing the Root of Masters Triathlon


Today, there are many triathletes over the age of 80 but that wasn’t the case 20 years ago. In fact, there was only one. A man named Ed Root. Root is remembered with an annual run in his hometown of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Or is he? Most runners have no idea who he was. Only a very few have seen him run — until now in this GB exclusive look back.

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