82-year-old Columbia Falls man hopes his run will be an inspiration
by Alfred M. Platt · Published · Updated
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) – Three days before William “Bill” Anderson married his high school sweetheart in the summer of 1960, he lined up at the start line of a race in Missoula.
It wasn’t just any race – Anderson, who had just finished a college track career, was lined up next to a horse and planned to run from Missoula to Polson, ideally covering the distance faster on two legs than its equine competitors would do it out of four.