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My dad and I ran the New York City Marathon at 56 and 26. Here’s what it was like to run all 5 boroughs with the best cheering section we’ve ever seen.

My name’s Lydia Ramsey, and I’m a 26-year-old healthcare reporter for Business Insider. On Sunday, I ran the TCS New York City Marathon with my 56-year-old dad, Chris Ramsey. It was an overwhelming experience that was exhilarating, trying, inspiring, and exhausting. Here’s a play-by-play of our journey, from a 5 […]
My dad and I ran the New York City Marathon at 56 and 26. Here’s what it was like to run all 5 boroughs with the best cheering section we’ve ever seen.
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3 marathoners who are breaking stereotypes about what runners look like

It’s a myth that runners are all thin or that becoming a runner has to involve weight loss. Insider talked to three high-level endurance athletes who are changing people’s perceptions of what runners look like. Latoya Shauntay Snell faced heckling during a marathon. She’s completed an ultramarathon and hundreds of […]
3 marathoners who are breaking stereotypes about what runners look like