29 Apr '16, 7pm

Ed Whitlock, 85, Is Not Satisfied With His Latest World Record

Ed Whitlock, 85, Is Not Satisfied With His Latest World Record

“Even though I set the world record last weekend, I was not that happy about it, because I didn’t run as well as I thought I ought to,” Whitlock told Runner’s World by phone. “I only get antsy about getting slower when I’m getting slower faster than I ought to.” In recent years, Whitlock, who holds more than 80 world age-group records from the 1500 meters to the marathon, has struggled with injuries. He’s mainly had trouble with his knees, but he’s also experienced some hip and groin problems. “All kinds of old age problems,” as Whitlock puts it. He finds that time off from running is the only thing that helps his body. Though he’s had a more consistent year of training this year compared to last, his training is still sprinkled with weeks off here and there to help his injuries heal. Based on his past encounters, Whitlock tries to steer clear of doctors. “About 15 years a...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/masters/ed-whitlock-85-is-not...

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