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In this episode we bring you an interview with Gene Dykes the fastest marathoner over age 70 who ran a blistering 2:54:23. Plus we take you on the ground at the Philadelphia Half Marathon in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
Interview with Gene Dykes
I had the opportunity to stay with Mr. Dykes and interview him before the Philadelphia Marathon. He ran the Liberty Bell Challenge -doing the half, 8k, and full marathon. He won his age group at each race.
The Philly Marathon was marathon number 123. He didn’t start running marathons until age 58!