Ronald Whittemore

Ronald C. Whittemore

Senior Olympian

After a long and successful career as a computer programmer, Ronald Whittemore has dedicated his years in retirement to compete as a Senior Olympian. Since 1995, he has garnered a number of medals in the National Senior Games and the Senior Olympics, including for the long jump, the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash and other track and field events. In addition to these achievements, Mr. Whittemore has been an inspiration to others. Four months after having a heart attack in 2013, he set the record for his age group (70 to 79), and again in 2015, 2017 and 2019. His accomplishments have been highlighted in The Eagle Times and Valley News. Mr. Whittemore also served in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1965 and the United States Navy from 1956 to 1960. For more than 30 years, he has competed in 5K and 10K road races, often winning in his age division. He holds the record in Claremont for the most consecutive days gone running, and the second-longest in New Hampshire from the United States Running Streak Association.

The Star Treatment

In a sit-down interview with Star Jones, Mr. Whittemore proves that age is just a number.

Legacy and Biographical Videos

For Mr. Whittemore, excelling in his field as a computer program analyst for decades hasn’t been enough—and so for the last 25 years, he has dedicated himself to going the extra mile and competing in the Senior Olympics.

Best Of

Mr. Whittemore’s prowess as a Senior Olympian and computer programmer have enabled him to be one of the best in his fields.

Personal Website

Mr. Whittemore’s personal website performs as an online portfolio for his accomplishments.

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Mr. Whittemore’s aptitude for the Senior Olympics has him looking forward to competing again.

Worldwide Humanitarian

With his affiliations to such organizations as the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Claremont Bridge Club, Mr. Whittemore has been included as a Worldwide Humanitarian.

Insight Magazine

For Insight Magazine, Mr. Whittemore provides his thoughts on what it means to be a luminary.

Top Executives

Mr. Whittemore’s longstanding career as a computer programmer came into the spotlight for his Top Executives feature.

Professional Narrative

Mr. Whittemore’s professional narrative chronicles his career from his days of service in the United States Navy and the United States Army, to his time in computer programming, and to his endeavors as a Senior Olympian. 

In all of his endeavors, Mr. Whittemore has earned the merit of being an Industry Leader. 


The Milestones feature allows Mr. Whittemore’s career to be examined in an engaging and linear format.

Marquis Radio

In his Radio interview, Mr. Whittemore provides his thoughts on competing in track and field events.

Lifetime Achievement

Due to his many achievements across various fields, Mr. Whittemore is the recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Millennium Magazine

Mr. Whittemore’s profile in Millennium Magazine serves as comprehensive narrative for the entirety of his career.

American Way Magazine

In 2020, Mr. Whittemore was included in American Way Magazine as a Distinguished Leader.

Delta Sky Magazine

As a decorated senior Olympian, Mr. Whittemore has received a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Forbes Magazine

Mr. Whittemore was recognized among Top Executives in Forbes Magazine.

Wall Street Journal

Upon receiving the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Mr. Whittemore was feature in the Wall Street Journal.

Ronald Whittemore Wall Street Journal


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