COLUMBIA — Ed Burnham lines up behind 15 other men and women and prepares himself for the 6.2 miles that are ahead of him. He sets the timer on his watch just as the commissioner of the Missouri State Senior Games’ 10K run counts down. Three, two, one; and the 16 runners take off. It will be a long race for Burnham. His 15-minute mile pace will put him last in the race, but he says he doesn’t care about what place he finishes. He runs because of his love for it.
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