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This 85-Year-Old Man Running In A Marathon Is All The Inspiration You Need Today

Just blew my mind off!

This 85-Year-Old Man Running In A Marathon Is All The Inspiration You Need Today
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This very week was a very different one for the Canadians, and for the remainder of us as well. At the event venue of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon stood an 85-year-old runner, all set to rock the 4-hour marathon.
Everyone was a bit skeptical about the 5'7" old guy, but when he started to run on the tracks, people were left shocked to their core.

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This October 16, when the 4-hour marathon ended, all eyes were set on the exit line.

This October 16, when the 4-hour marathon ended, all eyes were set on the exit line.

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And when people saw a really old man come out of it, they were overjoyed.

And when people saw a really old man come out of it, they were overjoyed.
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Folks, meet Ed Whitlock, the 85-year-young Canadian runner.

Folks, meet Ed Whitlock, the 85-year-young Canadian runner.
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Long distance runner, Whitlock has several world records in his name. His world age group records include the half-marathon, 10,000m, 5,000m, and mile. With his latest set benchmark, he broke the previous men's 85+ record by about 40 minutes.

Whitlock finished the marathon in just 3 hours 56 minutes and 38 seconds.

Whitlock finished the marathon in just 3 hours 56 minutes and 38 seconds.
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An engineer by profession, the Canadian runner has taken the internet by a storm.

Whitlock works out on a regular basis and has no plans of taking rest from running.

Any guesses for his shoes' age?

15 FREAKIN' YEARS!

 His singlet as well is over 30 years old.

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The Twitterati find him very inspiring. 

Well, he is indeed highly motivating.

His average time consumption during the Sunday marathon was..

5 minutes 36 seconds per kilometer. Impressive!

Watch Ed Whitlock finish the marathon like a boss!

Whitlock shares his experience after finishing the marathon:

A big salute to this 85-year-young dude!

A big salute to this 85-year-young dude!
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