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.