96-Year-Old Runner Breaks American Record at Grand Blue Mile

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DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Ninety-six-year-old Mike Fremont of Ohio stopped running marathons when he was 90. On Tuesday, Fremont set his sights on setting a new American record in the road race mile--and he did it.

Fremont finished the Grand Blue Mile in 13 minutes 55 seconds.

Fremont will attempt a world record in his age group on Friday night in the 800 meters. That race takes place at Drake Stadium.

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