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.Philadelphia School District Students, Staff To Resume Masking As COVID Cases Continue To Rise In City
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.READ MORE: West Philly Double Shooting Leaves 30-Year-Old Man Dead, Teen Hospitalized: Police
Eyewitness News profiled Buch earlier this week. He didn’t start running until the age of 76.
Bob Williamson, 84, won the race.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating Series Of Gunpoint Robberies In Center City, West Philadelphia
And Lester Wright Sr., 100, finished seventh in the race.