The Legend of Cliff Young: The 61 Year Old Farmer

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  1. msr

    msr LE

    The Inspirational Run Continues
    In the following year, Cliff Young entered the same race and won the 7 th place. During the race, his hip popped out of the joint socket, his knee played up and he endured shin splints. But those didn’t deter him from finishing the race. When he was announced as the winner for most courageous runner and presented with a Mitsubishi Colt, he said, “I didn’t do it near as tough as old Bob McIlwaine. Here, Bob, you have the car,” and gave the keys to him.

    It was said that Cliff Young never kept a single prize. People gave him watches, because he never had one. He would thank them because he did not want to hurt their feelings, but will then give it away to the first child he saw. He did not understand why he would need a watch because, he said, he knew when it was daylight, when it was dark, and when he was hungry.


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  2. Thanks for that MSR.. what an inspirational man!
     
  3. Ditto, thanks, good post.
     
  4. Yeah, thats awesome!