NBC Chicago | At over 75 years old, brothers return to run Chicago Marathon


At over 75 years old, two brothers are proving that age is truly just a number. Frank Abramic, 81, and his 78-year-old brother John return as veterans to this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon. “We are doing this to redefine out limits just like everyone else,” the brothers said. “How many people can run 26 miles, especially at our age?” The brothers discovered their love for running in their 60s, after retirement. Frank returns to run his 18th Chicago Marathon, and John his third. “When I first started out, I couldn’t run more than a few blocks,” Frank said. “But it really makes me feel better when I go on a run.” Continue.