Thursday, 9 February 2012
DONOVAN SETS NEW MARATHON WORLD RECORD
Irish international ultra runner,Richard Donovan has set a new world record for running a marathon on each of the 7 continents in under 5 days.Donovan started his epic journey in Antarctica on February 1st at 09:53(GMT) and the aim was to finish his final marathon before 7pm in Sydney(local time).
In between Antarctica and Sydney,Donovan ran marathons in London,Cape Town,Orlando,Hong Kong and Sao Paolo completing this physical and logistical feat in a record-breaking 4 days 22 hours and 3 minutes.
For more info check out http://www.worldmarathonchallenge.com/