Joel Pasternack reached 130,003 miles on Oct. 31, 2021

Joel Pasternack,

Woodland Park, New Jersey

Pasternack on left with Lasse Viren (second from
left) and Grete Waitz (far right)
DOB: month/year


A longtime friend of New Jersey marathon legend Tom Fleming, Pasternack has been running for 56 years and has been coaching for much of that time. He has a marathon best of 2:25:03. The last 5 years and almost 5000 miles, he has been running on a replaced right knee.