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.
To raise money to help the Biebrza National Park, of which 5,500 hectares has been destroyed by fire, the runners planned a 3,500km run, which turned into 53,400km – over 13,000km more than the earth’s 40,008 km circumference.
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.
Running 250km through the blazing Namibian desert, speedy Kasia Orzechowska was almost an hour faster than the record set last year by Kristina Madsen of Denmark and also came first in the final stage of the race, beating all the other runners, male and female.
TFN travelled to Wieliszew, central Poland, to sit down with Patrycja Bereznowska the winner of this year’s edition of the gruelling 24-hour run Badwater competition.Covering 217km non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA, the Badwater 135 is the most demanding and extreme running race anywhere on the planet.
There are many ways to celebrate events related to the regaining of Independence by Poland. Here we present a sporty option.
Pole runs “best 8 kilometres” of his life and takes home coveted prize
The 6th edition of the Wolf's Trail commemorational run in honour of Poland's post-war Cursed Soldiers anti-communist underground set off on Sunday morning from the Warsaw Citadel.