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U.S. ultraunner Mike Wardian is operating throughout America


U.S. ultrarunner Mike Wardian has began his 5,100 km journey throughout America, from west to east, alongside U.S. Route 50. His journey started on Could 1 in San Francisco, and Wardian hopes to dip his ft within the Atlantic in two months by the fourth of July (U.S. Independence Day).

Mike Wardian on Day 5 of the 2019 World Marathon Problem, in Madrid. Photograph: WMC/Fb

The 48-year-old from Arlington, Va., has dreamed of operating throughout the nation for many of his life. He deliberate to tackle this problem in 2020, however the pandemic pushed again his plans. This will probably be Wardian’s longest run ever, an try impressed by his run throughout Israel in 2019 and the fictional film character Forrest Gump.

Wardian plans on operating almost 80 kilometres per day, with no relaxation days, to succeed in the salty shores of Delaware’s coast.

Photograph: Twitter/@mikewardian

Wardian’s father, Richard Wardian, is supporting him on the run, trailing him in an RV your entire means, making ready meals, doing laundry and providing ethical help.

Wardian is operating to boost cash for World Imaginative and prescient, a company that, amongst different issues, works to offer clear and secure consuming water to households throughout the globe. His purpose is to boost $100,000 for the charity.

The ultrarunner is understood for a number of unbelievable feats on foot, which embrace collaborating within the World Marathon Problem (seven marathons throughout seven continents in seven days), setting the treadmill world report of two:23:58 in 2004 (which has since been lowered to 2:17:56 by Tyler Andrews), and he’s a a number of 50K and 100K U.S. ultrarunning champion. 

There are a number of methods to verify on Wardian’s progress throughout his two-month journey from coast to coast. He could be adopted on FbInstagram, and TikTok, plus there may be additionally real-time monitoring together with an in depth day-to-day schedule (which incorporates his begin and endpoints).



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