2017-05-31 / Front Page

Joyce Hodges Hite – setting records at 80!


Joyce Hodges-Hite recently participated in the Prague, Czech Republic Marathon. She was accompanied by her granddaughter, Chelsea Hodges. 
(Photo contributed) Joyce Hodges-Hite recently participated in the Prague, Czech Republic Marathon. She was accompanied by her granddaughter, Chelsea Hodges. (Photo contributed) Joyce Hodges Hite, who celebrated her 80th birthday in April, is still setting records as a runner!

Joyce recently participated in the Prague, Czech Republic Marathon, accompanied by her granddaughter, Chelsea Hodges. She was the oldest participant in the contest and was invited to a dinner party hosted by the mayor of the city. The Prague race was Joyce’s 131st marathon!

Joyce also received a confirmed record in the Rose City 10K Run in Thomasville, Georgia. She achieved record times in the marathon and 5K on the day after her birthday but the times were not Georgia official records.

Joyce plans to keep setting records as she has qualified for the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama in June.

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