Ed Whitlock: a sporting legend dies at 86

On an age-adjusted basis, he is one of the greatest runners in history – so we are sad to hear of the death of Canadian Ed Whitlock, at the age of 86

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He ran a 2:54:49 marathon aged 73, and has broken practically every other masters running record in the book since then – but Ed Whitlock has run his final race, a victim of prostate cancer at 86.

There is a full feature Рincluding a marvellous video profile Рonline, courtesy of the Canadian Running website HERE.

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