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Running streak of 16,438 days will set American record (Read 155 times)

jimmyb


    http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-running-streak-record-20140526-story.html

     

    "Wearing a white baseball cap, a neon green shirt, black shorts and gray running shoes, Jon Sutherland runs alongside his 6-year-old dog, Puck, a brown Labrador mix, circling Sherman Oaks Park along with dozens of early morning joggers and walkers.

    Rain or shine, healthy or sick, strong or weak, Sutherland has stayed with a similar routine — he has run — every day for 45 consecutive years, covering more than 190,000 miles............"

     

     

     

    (I am not worthy, I am not worthy)

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      How does one run with some of the injuries he's had to deal with?

      I can only conclude I'm a wimp.

       

       

       

      http://www.latimes.com/sports/la-sp-running-streak-record-20140526-story.html

       

      "Wearing a white baseball cap, a neon green shirt, black shorts and gray running shoes, Jon Sutherland runs alongside his 6-year-old dog, Puck, a brown Labrador mix, circling Sherman Oaks Park along with dozens of early morning joggers and walkers.

      Rain or shine, healthy or sick, strong or weak, Sutherland has stayed with a similar routine — he has run — every day for 45 consecutive years, covering more than 190,000 miles............"

       

       

       

      (I am not worthy, I am not worthy)

        "He has averaged a little more than 11 miles a day during his streak. He once ran about 120 miles a week, when he was competing for Valley College and Cal State Northridge, but he's now running 45 to 50 miles a week."

         

        He ain't no 1-mile-a-day streaker.

        jimmyb


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            What happened to the guy in front of him? Is Nancy Kerrigan's ex-husband involved?

            Age 52

            2016 Targets - 100 - 13.2s, 400 - 62s, 800 - 2:30, Mile - 5:40

              He was interviewed on NPR.  He sounds remarkably sane!?

              Well at least someone here is making relevance to the subject.