A 90-Year-Old Grandmother Gladys Burrill Training For Honolulu Marathon

Gladys Burrill for Honolulu Marathon

The Honolulu Marathon is just 3 weeks away. Gladys Burrill, a 90-year-old grandmother is training to set a world record for her age and this will be her fifth marathon.

The great-grandmother times 22 says, "Just forget about age and enjoy getting out there and exercising and walking or running or whatever they do. It will inspire them to do more."


Nicknamed, the "Glady-ator", this lady hopes to finish the race in 8 hours and 30 minutes. You go girl.

While we know more about the Boston and New York City Marathons, Honolulu Marathon has its records too. In 1995, the Honolulu Marathon was the world's largest marathon with 34,434 entrants and 27,022 finishers. On the day of the marathon there will also be a Race Day Walk.

The Honolulu Marathon Race Day Walk will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2008 in conjunction with the start of the Honolulu Marathon. The 10K walk will start at approximately 5:25 AM, immediately after the start of the Honolulu Marathon.