Here's an update on Joy Johnson, 81, who ran her 21st consecutive New York City Marathon on Sunday. Johnson retained her title in the women's 80-90 year old division, and has won her age group six times since 1997. She completed the 26.2 mile race in six hours, five minutes and 58 seconds, shaving 50 minutes off her time from last year. [The Wall Street Journal]

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I'm going to be her when I grow up. I ran my first marathon this year, and I hope I'm still running them when I'm 81!