While much of the region sleeps, Gene Boone’s heart pounds and adrenaline rushes as the air fills with rock and roll and the grunts of others.
Sweat pours as they feel the burn, and it’s all in the name of fitness.
“My motto is fit over 40,” Boone said.
Many in Washington County may know Boone as a mail carrier who works the east side of Springfield. The 45-year-old, who walks on average 10 miles a day for the position, has worked as a mail carrier for the last 14 years.