95 year old runner sets new indoor running record
A 95 year old competitive runner has shown the world that age really is just a number. Dr Charles Eugster broke the indoor running record at the British Masters Championships having only taking up the sport in 2014.
Dr Eugster ran the 200m in 55.48 in the over 95 category. The 95 year old is also the reigning British Masters outdoor record holder at 100m and 200m. Speaking about his remarkable achievement he said “It proves you can set challenges and goals at any age and achieve them.”
Sylvia Gattiker, his trainer said: “I am so proud of him. He only started running competitively last year and he has broken all these records. He celebrated by having a sleep. It was a fantastic achievement.”