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Today is the Day - Mark Covert (Read 115 times)

    That's a streak.  

     

    MTA: previous link broken.  See this link

     

    "On Tuesday, Mark Covert plans to do something he hasn't done in 45 years: not run.

    Covert, has not missed a day of running since July 23, 1968 — a streak of 16,437 days, the longest active streak in the United States"

     

    Great job Mr. Covert!

    2014 Goals:

    #1: Do what I can do. <DOING>

    #2: 365 Hours training

     

      Indeed it is.

       

      "“I have a mid-foot collapse and my foot is completely twisted to the outside. I really can’t lift or push off anymore; I just kind of drag it around,” Covert said. “I’ve taken a couple of headers when I’ve been out on the road."

       

      That's just marvelous.

        His daughter: I'm going to get up at 4 a.m. and lock the doors so he can't get out."

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


        Old , Ugly and slow

          I did around 390 days when I was young.

          Now my knees need the rest.

          It seems he has to quit running at 63 I hope to run longer than that.

          pr's 5k 20.08, 5 mile 31:20, 10k  41.19  all done in the 80's

           

          2014goals   1300  miles  , 190 pounds , deadlift 400 touch my toes

          Gator eye


            Is he quitting or just taking a rest day?

            5/10/14 Armada Marathon

            6/7/14 Yankee Springs Trail Run double marathon

            8/16/14 Marquette Trail 50m

            9/5/14 Woodstock Hallucination 100m