Bob Anderson (born December 28, 1947 in Manhattan, Kansas) is an American runner, photographer, publisher and film producer. He has been running for 50 years and to celebrate he is running 50 races in 2012. His plan is to reach at least 350 miles at a better than 7 minute/mile pace at age 64. A movie called "A Long Run" will cover the event. He is the founder of Runner's World magazine. A desire to find information about running and racing led him to a career in magazine and book publishing for more than twenty years. After selling Runner's World to Rodale Press in 1984, he founded Ujena Swimwear, Swimwear Illustrated, and Around Town Productions. He has been the subject of media coverage for more than thirty years.