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Ultra-marathoner Michael Wardian Will Attempt Breaking a 29-year-old Course Record at Catalina Island Marathon

Renowned record-breaking marathoner and ultra-marathoner and NATHAN sports athlete Michael Wardian will run in the Catalina Island Marathon on Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Avalon, CA.

Michael Wardian will look to add to an impressive running resume, which includes world records  for the fastest time for seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

Fastest marathon and 50K on an indoor 200-meter track and fastest Leadville 100 mile and Pike’s Peak marathon double. Wardian will chase the 2:39:58 course record set in 1991 by Catalina Island Marathon legend Bill McDermott. The 43rd anniversary Catalina Marathon is an iconic bucket list race with rugged terrain, spectacular vistas, and more than 4,000 feet of elevation gain.

The 29-year-old course record will prove to be challenging to beat, but Michael Wardian will have his opportunity to make history on March 14, 2020

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Catalina Island Marathon

Catalina Island Marathon

Coming up on its 44th Anniversary, this "bucket list' marathon features the exciting and historic marathon course used largely since the first year on the Catalina Island Conservancy’s lands. This includes much of the rugged terrain, spectacular vistas, challenging climbs and special challenges enjoyed by thousands of runners over the years! A great race for trail runners or those looking...


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