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Ironman Toto Will Miss First Race in 38 Years

Health Issue Forcing Dedicated Ogden Classic Participant to the Sidelines

May 15, 2014

WHEELING — He’s run for 24 hours straight. He’s biked across — and around the perimeter of — the United States. He’s completed the Ironman Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii. And he’s an Ogden Ironman....

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SomeMoreEqual

May-19-14 5:29 PM

Yeh, and youll be read about as the latest elderly person to lose a race...permanently.

The medical community aint on board with this running from aging fetish. WHen youa re 80 or even 50 you arent the same as you were at 20. Is restraint and acceptance a dying concept? Oh well, regardless nature dont care. You run too much when you are in your 50s and your heart will start sounding like a snare drum.

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AlmostHeaven

May-19-14 2:44 PM

Um, hogwash for the most part. Eat right, nutritional supplements and all the other good stuff and there's no reason why you can't be at least do this race into your 80s.

I plan on completing it when I'm 110 years of age, God willing.

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SomeMoreEqual

May-15-14 6:54 AM

"Cardiac Risks Associated With Marathon Running"

FInally someone tells the truth. You go running for a cause when you are too old--50s aint the new 30, folks--the next cause might be you on a stretcher.

Now have fun. CHeers

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