Our goal was to log enough miles to circle the globe in 30 days, that's 24,901 miles
Day 27 of of Run The World Global Run Challenge is coming to an end soon. Our Mission is to celebrate running, motivate our team, inspire others and reach our goal. As of right now our team has logged in 17,432 miles. Our team ranging in age from 11 to 82 have run miles in 29 different countries. 26-year-old Willie Korir from Kenya has logged in the most miles with 553.18. The top American is 74-year-old Frank Bozanich who has logged 407 miles. Jen Bayliss (US) is the top female with 265.24 miles. Grace Padilla (also 47) is close behind with 238.99 miles. 74 of our team has hit the magic number, which is to log in 100 or more miles in 30 days and we have ten more who can reach that goal too. The 5 mile a day average (which is 150 miles in 30 days) already has 34 in that group and another ten can achieve that mark as well. There are a lot of stats to look at and we will share more later. I am so proud of what our team has achieved. There are so many wonderful inspiring stories to tell. Our Run The World feed and our My Best Runs profile tell just some of the stories. Many more to tell. The big question is, are we going to make our goal? We still could, but 30 days is up at the end of day Thursday. In any case, we are going to reach our goal. It could take us 40 days but we are going to do it. Once we hit our goal we will record the days, hours and minutes (based on PDT) that it took us. This will be the standard that we will go after on our next Run The World Challenge starting August 29. In fact it would be fun to have two teams to challenge each other. In any case, we are going to run a celebration lap (about 400m) this Sunday at our Golden Gate Double 8K and Ujena 5k/3k event. It will be right before our awards. We still need 7,477 miles to reach our goal. Sounds like a big number by end of day Thursday or even by Sunday but I am hopeful. Thanks for your support. Bob Anderson, Run The World Challenge Team Leader.
posted Monday July 30th
by Bob Anderson