Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Canadian Ed Whitlock dies aged 86

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Canadian Ed Whitlock dies aged 86

Over the last decade or so, Ed Whitlock from Canada set a multitude of age related records. In 2003 when he was 72 years old, he ran a marathon in 2h 59m 10s. In 2016, he became the first person aged 80 and over to break 4 hours for the marathon.

He passed away on Monday from Prostate cancer aged 86.

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