Category: Marathon

In 2017, a woman called Chau Smith ran seven marathons in seven…

In 2017, a woman called Chau Smith ran seven marathons in seven consecutive days on seven continents in celebration of her 70th birthday.

A 22-year-old Mexican woman from local community Tarahumara won…

A 22-year-old Mexican woman from local community Tarahumara won an ultramarathon (50km, which is 31 miles), wearing sandals. She didn’t have any professional gear, and her pair of sandals was reportedly made from recycled tyre rubber.

A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in…

A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in 1951 and won the Marathon.