This Is Why I Run - Robert Olsen
This year Robert Olsen, at age 79, completed his 101st marathon at Tunnel Light in August. Running wasn’t a thing for Robert until he was 36 and it wasn’t until he was 45 that he completed his first marathon.
At 79, it takes Robert a little longer than most to complete a marathon and this year he started in the cold and dark an hour before the official start so he could finish while there was still support for him on the course.
Robert runs with a purpose and raises money to support Let Girls Learn, a non-profit Peace Corps program to ensure adolescent girls get the education they deserve around the world.
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