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FKT or WR?
RE: Robert Young fakes run across America
Pages ago, someone raised the question as to whether any transcon "record" should be called a "world record" or simply a "fastest known time." Also, pages ago, rojo asked what the record was and how do we know if it is legit or not.

On Rob's Facebook page, someone posted this pic of a page from "46 Days" about Frank Giannino who currently holds the transcon record.

Here's the book on amazon:

Evidently there were questions about Frank's record and also Stan Cottrell's record before that.

In a comment, someone stated that Frank Giannino's transcon record averaging 66 miles a day was questionable because he evidently never ran an ultra. Is that true?

I guess all this is considered a "world record" because it involves Guinness and their standards. But shouldn't all of this simply be a FKT instead?


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