The modern day Forrest Grump

The modern day Forrest Grump

OK, the title is a bit overrated.

Anyway, there is this guy in Europe who completed a marathon per day for the past one year, beating the previous record of 52 consecutive marathon runs. He averages four hours per session, and 2hrs 56 minutes for his shortest.

Stefaan Engels, dubbed “Marathon Man”, began his challenge in Belgium a year ago and has since run a marathon every day across seven countries.

He crossed the finish line in the Spanish city of Barcelona after running 15,000km (9,569 miles) in a year.

“I don’t regard my marathon year as torture. It is more like a regular job,” the 49-year-old said.

From BBC.

Mail Online has an excellent interview done with him. Go read it up.

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