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A 61 Year Old Potato Farmer Once Won One of the World’s Most Grueling Athletic Competitions

Today I found out a 61 year old potato and sheep farmer once won one of the world’s most grueling athletic competitions. The man was an Australian by the name of Albert Ernest Clifford “Cliff” Young, who decided to take up running as a sport at the age of 57.  The competition was the Westfield run, which is an ultra-marathon that […]

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