Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: 84-Year-Old runs Antarctic Marathon...

Thursday, December 19, 2019

84-Year-Old runs Antarctic Marathon...

The annual Antarctic Ice Marathon was held recently with 55 runners from 17 countries taking part.

The oldest runner to complete the 26.2 mile course was 84-year-old Roy Jorgen Svenningsen from Canada. He has completed about 50 marathons during his running career with his first way back in 1964!

The race was won by William Hafferty of the USA in a new record time of 3h 34m 12s.

There were three Irish runners in the event. They were...
James Murphy - 4h 21m 15s
Sean O'Hagan - 5h 30m 46s
Paul Grealish - 6h 42m 37s

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