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Published:June 1st, 2012 10:05 EST
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Man, 93, Competing in Senior Games As A Sprinter

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Harold Bach got a late start on his track and field career. When he finally got going, he was 72 years old.

That was 21 years ago.

Today, at 93, he`s still competing, and the Dickenson, N.D., native will be in Mankato this week sprinting in four events at the Minnesota Senior Games."

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Mankato Free Press

This elderly gentleman competes in the 50, 100, 200 and 400 meter dash events. I`m a few decades younger than Bach, but I would call it a day after competing in one of those events.

I hope there`s a station for changing adult diapers every few feet, and a doctor nearby. But in all seriousness, I have nothing but admiration and respect for Bach.

It`s never too late to enroll in college, find a new hobby, or get serious about exercising.If you are in your 50`s, 60`s, or even if you have one foot in the grave, it`s time to get off your butt and do something worthwhile with your time.

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http://mankatofreepress.com/local/x234176767/93-year-old-sprinter-to-compete-in-MN-Senior-Games

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