“You don’t stop playing because you get older, you get older because you stop playing,” Krug said.
Gloria Krug, 87, took up a nontraditional hobby in her retirement.
That hobby developed into a passion and recently got her inducted into the United States Track & Field Masters Hall of Fame.
Krug was the only woman out of five athletes who were inducted into the hall during the USATF Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Spokane, Washington on July 25-29.
Gloria Krug is a truly exceptional athlete for any age. Not only is she one of the very best women throwers in the world, she’s also an outstanding long and triple jumper,” said Rex Harvey, USATF Masters Track & Field Chair. “She holds multiple age group records for women 80-84 and 85-89 in the U.S., more…