22 Nov '15, 3pm

#LoveTrail ~ Bob’s raced something like 30 50 milers, about 10 100k’s, & an unknown tally of 50k’s. Bob is 89. https://t.co/feXTaqRdUb

#LoveTrail ~ Bob’s raced something like 30 50 milers, about 10 100k’s, & an unknown tally of 50k’s. Bob is 89. https://t.co/feXTaqRdUb

On the weekend, if there is a local race, Bob is usually there running. And, he’s usually the oldest one with a race bib on. He normally sticks to races within a reasonable distance of home, yet there are instances in which he leaves the West to run in new places. He ran the Across the Bay 10k in Chesapeake Bay . While warming up, a newspaper reporter jogged up to the stretching runner and said. “You’re Bob Hayes, right?” The reporter continued, “There are 17,500 runners and you are the oldest runner, did you know that?” Bob gave him the truth. “No I didn’t.” Before the race even began, Bob answered the reporter’s questions about ever being in Baltimore. “’Yes, I was here for WWII,’” he responded. “’We left for Italy from here.’”

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2015/11/werunfar-profile-bob-hayes...

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