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Some outstanding records in athletics of the world (Part 2)

Win the most consecutive marathon

Because South Africa was isolated during apartheid, little was known about Frith van der Merwe. She was famous for a record 5 hours 54 minutes 30 seconds at 1989 Comrades, a 55-mile (over 88-kilometer) run from Durban to Pietermaritzburg.

According to the Association of Road Race Stats, Frith van der Merwe is the champion of the most marathon consecutive. From April 17, 1994 to May 11, 2003, she won 30 marathons in her home town of South Africa, best performance 2 hours 46 minutes 55 seconds, the lowest is 3 hours 14 minutes 6 seconds.

Attended Boston Marathon for many consecutive years. When Ben Beach heard about the Boston Marathon on radio in 1967, the 17-year-old felt it was an interesting event. Beach decided to sign up for the tournament next year despite not knowing how to train.

Beach was immediately drawn to this run. By 2019, he has participated in the Boston Marathon 52 years in a row. Age and a neurological disorder affecting gait makes Beach increasingly difficult to exercise. However, he still completed the marathon this year with a record of 6 hours 5 minutes 35 seconds.

Won multiple gold runs for 100 meters, 200 meters in a row. Usain Bolt is one of the best athletes in the world jogging village. Bolt’s personal accomplishments keep people from noticing that he also holds a string record.

The track record of 200 meters Usain Bolt was officially broken after 6 years 

American athletes make the record set by Usain Bolt 6 years ago has become a thing of the past.

Usain Bolt, who has set a number of speed records on his retired track, will now have to see his opponents break his records one by one. Recently, the record on the 200m run of the “Lightning” Jamaica in the Diamond League was overturned by Noah Lyles, 22-year-old American runner.

In 2013, Bolt completed the distance of 200m in 19 seconds 73 and became the fastest runner in the Diamond League, but that title belonged to Noah, this athlete only needed 19 seconds 65 to complete the distance.

Of course this is only the record for the tournament just ended in the US over the weekend, and the 200m world record still belongs to Bolt with a record of 19 seconds 19 set by “Lightning” in the world championship. 2009. In the 100m content, the achievement of 9 seconds 58 of the Jamaican legend has not been broken.

Some outstanding records of athletics in the world (Part 1)

The running sequence depends on how each person defines it. That could be 5 kilometers a day or a marathon once a month for the next few years.

Run 1 mile under 5 minutes for the most consecutive years.

In 1976, Steve Spence first ran 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) at the age of 14. Since then, every year Spence has run like that, the best personal achievement is 3 minutes 59 seconds. Spence used to run a marathon (42,195km) with an average speed of 5 minutes 3 seconds per mile in 1990.

Maintaining a run of 1 mile under 5 minutes with Spence, a professional runner, easily for the first few decades. However, by 2008, age and health began to drag down Spence’s performance. He ran 1 mile under the 43rd annual minute in January 2018 with a time of 4 minutes 56 seconds. The 44th run was scheduled for January 2019, but Spence was postponed due to two injuries.

According to Let’s Run, a person claiming to be Spence said he completed the 44th run on August 28, arriving in California, USA, with a record of 4 minutes 53 seconds. He had tendonitis and recovered.

The first Olympic athlete to run 100 meters twice in a row

During the 1980s and 1990s, Carl Lewis was known to be rude and did not prove himself in athletics. However, he still goes down in history in his own way.

Lewis is in the group of four people who have won gold in the same content at four consecutive Olympics (jumping far away in 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996). He also won the 100-meter championship in two consecutive Olympics in 1984 and 1988.

Besides the unbeaten series at the Olympics, Lewis also won 65 consecutive long jump competitions for more than 10 years.

The special night races around the world

Running in the winter night on the pole, or watching the glowing Golden Gate Bridge are the special experiences that many runners dream of trying once.

ING Night Maruxon Luxembourg

This is one of the popular night jogging that many people love. ING Night Marathon Luxembourg starts at sunset and only ends when the last runner reaches the finish line. The run took place in one of the most beautiful city centers in Europe.

During the tournament, the old and small towns will close the traffic to ensure the safety of the runner. Flooding the downtown area and in the alleys are marathon runners crossing narrow and narrow paved roads.

Next year, the tournament will take place on 23/5/2020 with 3 stages of 42k, 21km and 5km.

Nights Sweats Fall

Starting at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, athletes will see the beautiful skyline of San Francisco as well as the colorful beauty of San francisco at night.

The track runs across many famous beaches like Muir and Rodeo, the sound of waves will motivate athletes to complete the night run and enjoy the beauty of the Pacific coast.

The race only consists of two routes: 42km and 15km.

Bilbao Night Marathon

This is one of the most famous night run tournaments in Europe. The run takes place in the city of Bilbao, Spain and is recognized as one of the country’s major sporting events. Participants must be over 18 years old.

For those who are starting to run at night or even for those who are new to jogging, the fun, friendliness and close atmosphere of Bilbao will easily arouse love for this sport.

Running at night is an interesting experience that many runner want to try.

Polar Night Halfmarathon

The race takes place in the town of Tromso, Norway, which is located right on the pole and is one of the famous aurora viewing spots. During the winter months in Norway, the sun only lights for a few hours. So for the indigenous people, a night run is a normal activity.

But for athletes from all over the world, running the night at Tromso will be an experience unlike anywhere else. When the race took place, the whole town glowed in the light, guiding the runner from the beginning to the end of the journey.

In order to participate, the athletes must be prepared for many months to be able to run in cold weather and slippery roads. The three-stage tournament is 5km, 10km and 21km.