Amby Burfoot

Amby Burfoot has been running and writing about running for more than a half century. He won the Boston Marathon in 1968, and has run it another 23 times, including in 2018, which marked the 50th anniversary of his win. He has also completed the same Thanksgiving Day 5-mile in Connecticut 57 years in a row. Burfoot joined Runner’s World magazine in 1978, and became executive editor in 1985, holding the position for almost two decades. He has written a half-dozen books including First Ladies of Running and Run Forever.