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The Iron Nun Is Everyone’s Favorite Endurance Star

The “Iron Nun”—aka 86-year-old Sister Madonna Buder—has been taking over newsfeeds and the Internet in Nike’s latest Unlimited campaign. Her theme? Unlimited youth, obviously. She’s done 45 Ironmans—yes, 45 Ironmans—and she’s still moving. The short ad, with voice over by Oscar Isaac from, of course, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, shows the spunk, strength and sass of Buder, everyone’s favorite nun.

Watch it here!

Team WR

Team WR

Team WR represents the Women's Running staff and community behind the magazine and The team was created in July 2014 when Women's Running underwent its first re-design since it debuted in 2009. Collectively, Team WR has run everything, from marathon, to half, to novelty runs, to ultras, to 10K and 5K races, to obstacle events, to triathlons.