Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya won on Saturday the women's race of the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Poland's northern city of Gdynia, having clocked 1:05:16 and improving her own world record in a women-only race.
Ryszard Kałaczyński, who became a local hero in 2015 when he got into the Guinness Book of Records for running 366 marathons in as many days, says he now wants to make his village ‘famous again’ by completing the staggering 100 Ironman Triathlon challenge.
Wojtek Machnik from Katowice, who previously ran a marathon around his bed, took 13 hours to complete 8,440 laps of the tight circle, raising money to donate towards fighting COVID-19.
Over 370,000 letters in the defence of people whose rights have been infringed were written in Poland as part of a global letter writing marathon organised by Amnesty International (AI), the organisation said on Thursday.
A photo posted on Facebook of ‘Granny Basia’ doing her run attracted over 12,000 likes.