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LRC GOAT: Yiannis Kouros’ 24-Hour Record of 303.306 KM (188.68 Miles) From 1997 Is The Greatest Ultramarathon World Record There’s no world record easier to understand in the ultramarathon world than, “How far can you run in a day?” And there’s been no human in history that has come anywhere close to Yiannis Kouros in a 24 hour period.
*MB: What are the best ultramarathon records?

Previous: LRC These Are 7 Of The Greatest But Not THE Greatest Ultra Records Camille Herron‘s 24-hour record, Jim Walmsley‘s Western States, Francois D’Haene‘s UTMB mark and a couple from Comrades all make the cut. Updated with UTMB correction.

Pod The Jim Walmsley Big Talk: 2 Hour Podcast We tried to cover it all from Jim’s recent 50 mile world best, to his high school career inspired by Ken Cormier, to his college career, to manning the nuclear silos, to getting “fired” from the Air Force, to taking the ultra world by storm, to his thoughts on the new Carbon X shoe. Who does he think are the greatest ultra runners of all-time? What about Eliud Kipchoge racing Killian Jornet? We even talk back yard ultras and how he checks LetsRun when in the mountains.

This Week’s Topic: MB: Who are the greatest ultramarathon runners in history? Give us your thougths and you could win free great.

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A Call To Action

LRC Editorial The Olympic Marathon Trials Are (Still) In Jeopardy – Here’s What USATF & The IAAF Can Do To Fix It No American marathon is more compelling than the Olympic Marathon Trials. But if USATF and the IAAF don’t act, the drama and intrigue of the Trials could be destroyed in 2020. Please take 30 seconds to tweet, post, and share about this issue with the tags @USATF, @iaaforg, @TeamUSA, @nbcsports, and #savethetrials. We couldn’t care less if you share this article – we just want awareness to the issue in general. Write your own article and we’ll reshare it.
*MB: Help save the US Olympic Marathon Trials – A call to action

LRC Weekly Podcast: Legend Of “White Lightning” Matt Boling Grows, Mary Cain Wins, Grant Fisher Loses (Twice), World Relays, Shanghai Diamond League, Homophobic Slurs, US Olympic Trials, And The Ethiopian High Jump Record Falls Listen and subscribe today. We also note Rojo is in fine form.

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LRC Big Talk Ultramarathon Legend Jim Walmsley Talks Olympic Trials, Hobby Jogging, Missile Silos, Eliud Kipchoge, The Best Records In The Sport, And More Ultramarathon legend Jim Walmsley shares all. He talks about how he hopes to complete the Triple Crown of ultra running, what events he could beat Eliud Kipchoge in, how he’d rather be the top US marathoner rather than ultramarathoner, and more.

LRC HOKA Pros Michael Wardian And Sabrina Little Tell Us What They View As The Best Ultra Races, Runners And Records In History Our deep dive in the ultra scene continues as Sabrina Little and Michael Wardian reveal what they view as the best races, runners and records (Sponsored content by HOKA ONE ONE).
*MB: What are the best ultramarathon records?
*MB: What are the best ultras in the world?

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