13 Mar '17, 7pm

Canadian running icon Ed Whitlock dies at 86

Canadian running icon Ed Whitlock dies at 86

Canadian Running is saddened to announce that Ed Whitlock has passed away at 86. article continues after advertisement Whitlock was one of the world’s all-time great runners as he set dozens of masters world records during his lengthy and illustrious running career. Whitlock has two sons, Neil and Clive. He is survived by his wife Brenda and his sister Catherine. Whitlock passed away at 4 a.m. EDT early Monday morning at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. He died from prostate cancer. He had turned 86 on March 6. The Canadian running legend is notably the first, and only, person older than 70 to have broken 3:00 in the marathon. He ran 2:54:49 when he was 73. He raced as recently as November 2016 setting a 15K world record for men 85-89 at the Stockade-athon 15K Road Race. Prior to that, he bettered the men’s 85-89 world record in the marathon by more than 30 minu...

Full article: http://runningmagazine.ca/ed-whitlock-dies-at-86/

Tweets

Masters Marathon Legend Ed Whitlock Dies at 86

Masters Marathon Legend Ed Whitlock Dies at 86

runnersworld.com 13 Mar '17, 7pm

Whitlock was renown for his modesty and simplicity. He once told Running Times , “I never know what to say to people who s...

Runners take to social media to celebrate the l...

runningmagazine.ca 13 Mar '17, 10pm

Each week, we send out a newsletter of the most popular stories featured recently on runningmagazine.ca. Our newsletter co...

Masters marathon legend Ed Whitlock dies at 86 #RIPEdWhitlock

Masters marathon legend Ed Whitlock dies at 86 ...

runnersworld.co.uk 14 Mar '17, 11am

Whitlock’s late-life career as a marathoner was his third stint as a runner. Originally from England, he ran a 4:31 mile i...

Running Legend Ed Whitlock Dead at the Age of 86

Running Legend Ed Whitlock Dead at the Age of 86

letsrun.com 13 Mar '17, 7pm

by: Paul Gains, Canada Running Series March 13, 2017 Just a week after his 86th birthday the ever so gracious and remarkab...

Running World Reacts to the Death of Ed Whitlock

Running World Reacts to the Death of Ed Whitlock

runnersworld.com 14 Mar '17, 2am

Ed and I went many miles together. One year we went to a Runner’s World presentation together in New York City. Ed was rec...

Ed Whitlock’s final race: https://t.co/dj8I7tIEhS

runningmagazine.ca 18 Mar '17, 8am

During a late-2016 trip to London, his hometown, Whitlock raced for the final time in a small dual meet between his childh...

This Week In Running: March 13, 2017

irunfar.com 13 Mar '17, 10am

(Australia) captured the women’s win in 3:50. For perspective, the time is 16 minutes back of Hanny Alson ‘s course record...

Some of Canada's best marathoners share their touching memories of Ed Whitlock.

Some of Canada's best marathoners share their t...

runningmagazine.ca 15 Mar '17, 11pm

Running legend and one of Canada’s most inspirational runners of all time, Ed Whitlock, died early this week . When Whitlo...

Toyota Unveils an Extremely Limited 86 "Tiger"

Toyota Unveils an Extremely Limited 86 "Tiger"

hypebeast.com 15 Mar '17, 3pm

Toyota ‘s resurrected 86 — essentially a rebranded Scion FR-S and a contemporary reimagining of the beloved Hachi-Roku — w...

Must-see moments from the 2017 @USports @USPORTSTF Championships:

Must-see moments from the 2017 @USports @USPORT...

runningmagazine.ca 12 Mar '17, 4pm

Women’s 3,000m. Photo: U Sports. The U Sports Track and Field Championships came to an end on Saturday evening in Edmonton...

Running a Race on Your Period

runeatrepeat.com 16 Mar '17, 2pm

I haven’t even finished reading this but want to THANK YOU! For writing about it, I use an app as well & last year was off...

ICYMI:

runningrachel.com 18 Mar '17, 4pm

Running Mom Blog | Christian Mom Blog | Fitness Mom Blogger | Kansas City Mom Blogger and Runner| Balancing Faith, Family,...

Happy 86th Birthday to legendary masters runner...

runningmagazine.ca 06 Mar '17, 6pm

Next to the table is an antique dresser with various trophies throughout the years, including one attention-grabbing Canad...

The rundown for tomorrow's #UnitedNYCHalf:

The rundown for tomorrow's #UnitedNYCHalf:

runningmagazine.ca 18 Mar '17, 4pm

The United Airlines NYC Half slated for Sunday morning features a stacked field including three notable Canadians. The sol...

Shell Begins Divestment From Canadian Oil Sands

Shell Begins Divestment From Canadian Oil Sands

triplepundit.com 14 Mar '17, 8am

Shell workers dig a trench at the Athabasca oil sands development in Alberta, Canada, 2009. Last week Royal Dutch Shell ag...