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.
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.
Could you do it? Meet Alan Parsons from @RunWislaw who together with his buddy Andy decided to be the first people ever to run all 1000+ kilometres (600 miles) of the Vistula River... in less than a month. And in traditional form, Alan asked our host PatrickNey to go for a run on one of the hottest days of the year. How did Patrick manage?
A photo posted on Facebook of ‘Granny Basia’ doing her run attracted over 12,000 likes.