Probably one of the world’s best Ultra Runers, Yiannis Kouros is participating in the annual Across the Years race in Arizona. The event started on the 28th and is a 6 day race on a 1.05 mile track. You can follow his progress here, on the 6 day tab.
Do watch this mini documentary about this amazing and authentic character. No matter if you are a runner or not you will be inspired.
Strength, persistence and belief.
Below is a list of his achievemnts according to the International Association of Ultrarunners.
|100 miles||Road||11h 46min 37s||13.665 km/h|
|1000 km||Track||5d 16h 17min 00s||7.338 km/h|
|1000 km||Road||5d 20h 13min 40s||7.131 km/h|
|1000 miles||Road||10d 10h 30min 36s||6.424 km/h|
|12 h||Road||162.543 km||13.545 km/h|
|12 h||Track||162.400 km||13.533 km/h|
|24 h||Road||290.221 km||12.093 km/h|
|24 h||Track||303.506 km||12.646 km/h|
|48 h||Road||433.095 km||9.023 km/h|
|48 h||Track||473.797 km||9.875 km/h|
|6 days||Road||1028.370 km||7.142 km/h|
|6 days||Track||1038.851 km||7.214 km/h|