Pheidippides did it once and became a legend. Brian Mills did it 771 times... but you might be forgiven for not knowing who he is. He is a runner and ?it' is the marathon ? all 26 miles and 385 yards of it ? and for some people once is not enough. Brian Mills is rumoured to have a butterfly tattoo for each of his 771 efforts. And Brian is not the only one who has notched up three digits of grueling athletic endeavor. The 100 Marathon Club, also known as the Hell's Angels of Running and Running Sluts (running one race whilst thinking of another), is growing in number every year. This is aa race faster than the first] then, nobody had even heard of them. ... But I would counter that by saying that in my day there were four things athletes wanted:(1) wasto break aWorld Record, (2) was ... of running foranyone who runs, whether as a professional international athleteorafun runner taking part in a big city marathon.
|Title||:||Running Crazy - Imagine Running a Marathon. Now Imagine Running Over 100 of Them. Incredible True Stories from the World's Most Fanatical Runners|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2013-04-15|