Canadian Running - - EDITORIAL -

Just a month re­moved from shat­ter­ing the 4:00-bar­rier at age 85, Ed Whit­lock set a 15K world record, and he felt some se­ri­ous so­cial me­dia love:

LINDA PEL­LETIER Such an in­spi­ra­tion, I run with my dad who’s 74, a spring chicken. LISA DURAND I just lis­tened to an in­ter­view with him. He runs three hours a day! EV­ERY DAY! Oh, and oc­ca­sion­ally he’ll take a day off to run a short race. He con­sid­ers those his speed­work. MICHAEL BELLS Ed the en­er­gizer bunny: he just keeps go­ing.

AL­FRED KEEP What an in­spi­ra­tion for us ag­ing run­ners. GREG BRYSON As one does when one is AWE­SOME. Ed for the Lou Marsh Tro­phy.

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