By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The 126th running of the Penn Relays wrapped up Saturday at Franklin Field. The oldest track and field event in the country was back after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Saturday’s events included a very special race for the young at heart.

85-Year-Old La Salle Professor Josh Buch Finishes In 4th Place At 100-Meter Dash For Runners 80-Or-Older At Penn Relays

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During the 100-meter dash with runners 80-or-older, Josh Buch, an 85-year-old professor at La Salle University, finished fourth in the race in 21.33 seconds. 

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Eyewitness News profiled Buch earlier this week. He didn’t start running until the age of 76. 

Bob Williamson, 84, won the race.

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And Lester Wright Sr., 100,  finished seventh in the race.