oa South African Medical Journal - Fifty years of training and competition in the marathon: Wally Hayward, age 70 - a physiological profile

Volume 59, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A 70-year-old South African long-distance runner, holder of his age group's marathon record and former Olympic marathon runner, was studied to determine the effects of 52 years of regular training on functional capacity and health.

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