Grandmother, 76, is going after her 56th marathon, her goal is to complete 100 Marathons

76-year-old Hilary Wharam will be treating this weekend's Leeds Half Marathon as a training run ahead of her 56th full marathon.  The grandmother who suffers from arthritis and has to take pain killers before running, has set herself a target of completing 100 marathons before the illness prevents her from competing.  Hilary, who didn't take up running until she was in her early fifties, will be running the Leeds Half Marathon as part her her training schedule ahead of the Neolithic Marathon in Wiltshire UK on May 28. 

posted Friday May 11th