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Running past expectations


Darrell "Whitey" Stewart, born and raised in Wyoming, stays in shape at the age of 87 years old by participating in running events such as half-marathons.

Stewart first started running around 1943 while he was running errands and working as ranch help for Ralph Platte in Riverside. His endurance was built up by things he did in the field such as haying.

He mostly does race walking in events rather than race running. The difference between the two, according to Stewart, is that a race walker has to keep one leg straight while the next step is taken.

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