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From that Wiki page: In 2014 Young quit his job and started running full-time and hasn't stopped. So he is now a professional athlete. How does he fund his lifestyle? Is he on benefits? Does his fiancee work? I suppose having a bestselling novel must be quite lucrative
Lucrative enough that during the Race Across the USA last year, he flew to London, ran the London Marathon on Sun, April 26, and flew back to finish and win the Race Across the USA.
Fwiw, in the results, it looks like he pulled this off with a scheduled off day in the race and doubling up on April 24 by running two legs of the race in one day.