There have always been inspirational runners who defy conventional beliefs regarding aging and human performance. The truth of the matter is that the biopsychology of aging remains largely a mystery.
In order to separate and clarify the elements of breakthrough marathon performance, we need to acknowledge some of the most widespread problems.
The phrase 'auld lang syne' roughly translates as 'for old times' sake', and the song is all about preserving old friendships and looking back over the events of the year. It is sung all over the world, evoking a sense of belonging and fellowship, tinged with nostalgia.
The city, once devastated by Allied bombs, divided by the Wall, then reunited and reborn as one of the most creative multi-cultural centers of the world. There is no other marathon anywhere that has seen so many global records.
The new movie, Free Solo follows Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. Here's our original tribute to Alex and the remarkable alpinists/ athletes of his lot.