Man on the Run: Ben Beach

Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.

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George Etzweiler

Each year for the past 13 years, George Etzweiler has taken on the challenging 7-mile Mount Washington Road Race, which takes runners to a height of 4,700 feet. And each year he sets another record. We get this amazing 98-year-old to slow down long enough to share his secrets of active longevity.

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Healthier Kids Lead to Healthier Communities

Letecia Foster used to weigh 230 pounds. She knew she had to get healthier for her own lifestyle, as well as to inspire the kids at her elementary school, Hungerford Elementary in Eatonville, Florida, one of the nation’s first black-governed towns. Principal Foster’s personal transformation is helping spur on a wellness revolution in this historic […]

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Julia Hawkins

Julia Hawkins

Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins didn’t start running until she was 100 years old, only to become the fastest female centenarian of all time. We get her to slow down long enough to discuss her newfound fame and learn what she wants other seniors to know about staying fit.

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Ed Whitlock

Ed Whitlock didn’t just break running world records — he forever rewrote the history books. After taking up running again in his 40s, he went on to set new records in his 70s and 80s. In one of his final interviews, Ed talks to Growing Bolder about his passion for running and why he continued to do it against medical advice.

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Running for Hope and Healing

If you’re going to run — why not do it for a great cause? Since 1999, Kids House has been a safe and caring place where child victims of abuse in Central Florida can find compassionate care and healing. Each year, thousands of children are helped, and their families are offered services and counseling

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Ida the Incredible

She stands just 4 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs just 83 pounds, but Ida Keeling is a true heavyweight. Fresh off her world-record run at the Penn Relays, the 100-year-old runner talks to Growing Bolder about the power of attitude.

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