Category: 2017 Edition

This 70-Year-Old is Still Running Marathons

This 70-Year-Old is Still Running Marathons

One of the newest members of the Manitoba Runners’ Association (MRA) Hall of Fame hails from right here in Lac du Bonnet. Leon Clegg, 70, was inducted into the MRA Hall of Fame in April of 2017 for his achievements in pounding the pavement over the past several decades.

Even at 70, he’s still an avid runner. He first got into running in his mid-30s. Clegg used to play tennis, and took up running for reasons of convenience. “It’s something you can do yourself; you don’t need a partner,” he says. “I just love being outdoors.” Continue reading “This 70-Year-Old is Still Running Marathons”

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