The oldest winner of the ultramarathon – meet Cliff Young

The Australian Ultramarathon was held from 1983 to 1991. Each start was attended by experienced athletes who trained for months in order to successfully overcome the distance of 864 km from Melbourne to Sydney. Most of the runners were under the age of 30. They were sponsored by major international brands: they provided high-quality sneakers and comfortable equipment. What was the surprise of the athletes when 61-year-old Cliff Young appeared on the track of a large-scale race. He was wearing overalls and galoshes over his boots. Clifford-this is the full…

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