Libby James: A Long-Running Sensation

Updated: May 7, 2014, 4:41 PM ET
By Mackenzie Lobby | Special to espnW

A small bookcase sits against a wall in Libby James' Fort Collins, Colorado, dining room. The shelves are full of running memorabilia and championship hardware that the 77-year-old has collected over the years. Pieces of pottery from one of her favorite local road races are scattered about in various modes of practical use. In her kitchen, a medal from her epic run up 7,815 feet at Pikes Peak Ascent is embedded into her concrete counter thanks to a custom design.

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