Running Streaks

According to the United States Running Streak Association, a running streak is “to run at least one continuous mile (1.61 kilometers) within each calendar day under one’s own body power (without the utilization of any type of health or mechanical aid other than prosthetic devices).”

Here’s some links to articles and blogs about running streaks.  If you have a running streak, I’d love to share you story.  Get in touch at miloandthecalf at gmail dot com

Jon Sunderland Sunderland currently has the longest records running streak in the United States.  He’s been covered extensively in the media over the years, here’s some choice tidbits:

LA Times – Running Streak of 16438 Days Will Set American Record

NPR – High School Coach Sports A Running Streak Even Forrest Gump Would Envy

 

Mark CovertFor many years, Mark Covert had the longest running streak in the United States. Last year, hobbled by injury, he called it quits on the streak’s 45th anniversary. Covert has also been covered extensively, here’s some good pieces on him:

Video: Mark Covert’s Last Run 

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