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Around where I get to live and run, there's a woman who totally dominates her age group. Meet <a href="http://www.athlinks.com/myresults.aspx?rid=17564270" target="_blank">Becky Yencharis</a>.<br><br>
She was there at my first race this year on May 5th.<br><br>
She was there when I set a new PR on June 16th.<br><br>
She was there when I broke 30 minutes on Saturday, July 21st.<br><br>
88 years old. I don't think I've seen her running, but she just gets out there walking week after week. Good stuff.
 

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My co-worker is friends with her, used to run with her. I see her all the time too, she is an inspiration!!!!! <b>Theia</b> knows her because Becky takes classes that she teaches. She is an amazing woman, I hope I am half as active when I am her age. Oh, who are we kidding, I am half as active now!!!
 

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The info below is from an annual race in my former home town. Notice the 3rd place winner's time and age. He has been running this race since he was 5 years old and has improved by about a minute per year. He truly dominates his age group. He is a very special talent and will go a long ways on his legs if he chooses to do so.<br><br>
Gold Rush<br>
Run 2006 -<br>
5K - 5 KM,<br>
08/10/2006<br>
OfficialPlace Name HomeTown Sex AgeRaceDay BibNumber Time<br>
1 Gosselin, James Timmins, ON m 29 102 15:21.70<br>
2 Gauthier, Sylvain Timmins, ON M 32 16 16:58.63<br>
3 Bourget, Jerémie Timmins, ON M 13 118 17:19.81
 

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We have Elaine. She wins this race alot<br>
I Believe she was 81 at this race last fall.<br><br>
Portsmouth 5K Mile<br>
Place Bib NAME CITY Time Time Pace<br>
1 865 ELAINE M SIEGRIST APPLETON 0:39 30:39 9:52
 

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....and of course there is Ed Whitlock, who was running sub 3 hr marathons at the age of 73. He is the only human 70 or older to run under 3 hrs.
 
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