Imagine running 50 miles – almost double the distance of a typical marathon. Do you think you could ever do it? Dean Karnazes, an ultra-runner, joins Viewpoints this week to break down the extreme sport of ultra-marathons. He’s been tackling long distances and smashing records for several years and has made a name for himself in the running world. We hear his story and some tips he has for people who are trying to slowly ease into everyday running.
Links for more information:
- CNN: Extreme weather kills 21 ultra-marathon runners in China.
- SELF: Runners Share 23 Small Training Tips That Changed Everything for Them.