Amby Burfoot

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Amby Burfoot won the Boston Marathon in 1968, and joined Runner’s World ten years later. He became editor-in-chief in 1985, and held the position for twenty years before retiring in 2013. Amby has run 105,000 miles in his lifetime, and owns the U.S.’s longest active “race road streak,” having completed the Thanksgiving Day 5-Mile Run in Manchester, Connecticut fifty-four years in a row. He is now a writer-at-large for Runner’s World and has been honored by numerous running organizations both as an athlete and a writer. He continues running up to thirty miles a week in Mystic, CT, where he currently resides.

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