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I feel so unbelievably fortunate to have the opportunity to embark on the World Marathon Challenge again tomorrow. The first stage, is Antarctica. The weather is looking pretty good.
I am hoping to push myself beyond anything I have done before so will actually be adding three marathons in DC with Run Pacers at the end for a total of 10 Marathons in 10 days.
It is always exciting and a bit scary to start something and I can’t thank everyone enough for all the support.
(Two years ago (photo) Michael Wardian set the record for the World Marathon Challenge. He averaged 2:45:57 for each of the seven marathons run on seven continents over seven days. He hopes to better that record.
Like this would be enough for most runners, this year he is going to add three more marathons to the mix after Miami. He is going to do ten Marathons in ten days. We will be following his journey here.)(01/30/2019) ⚡AMP
The World Marathon Challenge ® is a logistical and physical challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. Competitors must run the standard 42.2 km marathon distance in Antarctica, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and North America within 168 hours, or seven days. The clock starts when the first marathon begins in Antarctica. ...more...