Last May, U.S. Masters Champion runner Margie Stoll confessed (under duress), as I finished reporting for What Should I Do with the Rest of My Life?, that one of her craven goals was to be ranked among the top three 65+ U.S. women runners.
True to form, she wasted no time achieving her ambition. She’s ranked #3 in the Running Times Masters of the Year awards in the magazine’s March issue. She added to that accomplishment by finishing first in her age group on Feb. 7 in the USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships in Melbourne, Florida, one of the nation’s most prominent races.
“I was very happy to move up from last year’s honorable mention status, if only to see my name in bolder print,” Margie said by phone.
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