Łukasz Wawrzyniak and Urszula Kujawka from the Wawrzynteam running group, will spend 24 hours running continuously on a route near the Wielka Sowa mountain, the highest point of the Owl Mountains range in the Central Sudetes in South-western Poland.
Sprightly Barbara Prymakowska outshone other pensioners in the over 60’s category of the race after running up the Kasprowy Wierch peak 1,986 metres above sea level in a staggering 1hr, 45 minutes.
Robert Karaś, 33, achieved his feat in Mexico this week with the record setting time of 67 hours 58 minutes and 1 second, beating the previous record by a staggering 4 hours and 41 minutes.
Przemysław Szapar, 42, broke the records after going from the east coast to the west coast in both the ‘EW traverse’ which took 12 days and ‘The Great Traverse of Iceland’, which took him from the farthest point on the east coast to the farthest point on the west coast, a feat he accomplished in 17 days.
Belarusian runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who fled to Warsaw after refusing to fly home from the Tokyo Olympics, has joined Team Orlen, a group of athletes sponsored by the Polish state-owned fuel company PKN Orlen.
Poland's Wojciech Nowicki won gold for the hammer throw at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday with a throw of 82.52m while teammate Pawel Fajdek threw the hammer 81.53m to take bronze, and a second bronze was won by Patryk Dobek in the 800m.
A thief from Ostrołęka ran out of luck after being caught escaping from a store he had robbed by a marathon-winning policewoman.
In terms of Olympic medals to date (July 30) Poland has Gold: 0; Silver: 1; Bronze: 0
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.