Proving that age is just a number, a persistent 71-year-old marathon runner broke the age-group world record in the half marathon after a brilliant performance at the recent Akron Half Marathon.
Jeannie Rice, a grandmother from Mentor, Ohio, finally set a new half marathon world record on August 10 after multiple attempts in the past.
In a stunning display of unwavering determination, a teenage runner from Japan managed to finish a relay marathon while on her hands and knees after breaking her leg during the race.
University student Rei Iida has about 200 yards left of her 2.2 mile stage of a relay marathon in Fukoka, Japan when she tripped and fell, fracturing her leg.
A runner from Zhejiang Province, China is now under fire after being caught on video seemingly grabbing a woman’s breast during the Beijing Marathon on Sunday.
In the very short, 3-second clip that’s been circulating in Chinese social media, the man, identified only as Chen, can be seen reaching out to his side as he run along with other contestants of the marathon. This action eventually led him to making contact with one woman around her chest area.