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Albert's Biography

Born: Altona, Manitoba - 1948

  • Canada's oldest Ultra Marathon Runner
  • A member of Athletes In Action 

Since 1982 Albert has participated in:

  • over 70 Marathons (42.195 km), Ultramarathons (100 km–1,024 km) and Cross Country World Loppet Ski Races (42-76 km) throughout Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, U.S.A. and Canada covering more than 40,000 km.

Among his most challenging marathons:

  • the Jungfrau (mountain events climbing 1,810 meters) in Switzerland and the 135-mile Badwaterultra Marathon in Death Valley in Eastern California. 

Hall Of Fame:

  • Inducted into Manitoba Runners' Association Road Running Hall of Fame in 2011

Competed in the 1st ever Polar Bear Marathon in Churchill, Manitoba, 2012

With thanks to: Athletes In Action, Animal Planet Film Crew, Albert Martens

Four reasons why Albert Martens runs:

  • to raise money for charities
  • because it is faster than walking
  • it feels good when I stop
  • it's a gift to be able to run

Albert Martens' new book: 'Sand In My Shoes'

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Scripture verses to live by . . .

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."

Proverbs 3: 5-6


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