• Florence Barron Didn't Start Running Until She Was 59. At 80, She's Smashing Records

    1 month ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    Florence Barron runs in the Oceanview Provincial 5K race on August 20, 2017.
    Florence Barron didn't start running until she was 59 - but she hasn't stopped since. Last month, the now 80-year-old set an impressive new record for her age group at the Newfoundland Tely 10 Mile Road Race , which begins in Paradise and ends in St. John's. It's now her fourth Tely 10 record. Finishing in just 96 minutes, she smashed the previous record, set in 2016, of 143 minutes. (Barron said humidity kept her from hitting her goal- 90 minutes - but she is still happy with the result.) “I wasn't sore or...
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