Piotr Babis smashed the previous 2018 record of 58 hours and 48 minutes by five hours after completing the grueling run in an astonishing 53 hours and 50 minutes during his first ever attempt at the cross-country challenge in northern Australia.
Corporal Robert Kujawski fom the 1st Lębork mechanised battalion covered 51km a day for a month for disabled arm wrestler Dariusz Gabrynowicz whose dream is to compete in the world championship in Malaysia.
Volodymyr Skovorek completed the 830-kilometer route in 14-days; dubbed the ‘Ultramarathon of Gratitude’, he entered Warsaw yesterday on Ukraine’s Independence Day.
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.
The 36-year-old reached Athens at 3:30 in the morning after nearly three days running to Sparta and then back to the Greek capital.
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.
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