U.S. ultrarunner Mike Wardian has began his 5,100 km journey throughout America, from west to east, alongside U.S. Route 50. His journey started on Might 1 in San Francisco, and Wardian hopes to dip his ft within the Atlantic in two months by the fourth of July (U.S. Independence Day).
The 48-year-old from Arlington, Va., has dreamed of operating throughout the nation for many of his life. He deliberate to tackle this problem in 2020, however the pandemic pushed again his plans. This shall be Wardian’s longest run ever, an try impressed by his run throughout Israel in 2019 and the fictional film character Forrest Gump.
Wardian plans on operating practically 80 kilometres per day, with no relaxation days, to succeed in the salty shores of Delaware’s coast.
Wardian’s father, Richard Wardian, is supporting him on the run, trailing him in an RV your entire manner, getting ready meals, doing laundry and providing ethical help.
Wardian is operating to boost cash for World Imaginative and prescient, a company that, amongst different issues, works to offer clear and protected consuming water to households throughout the globe. His purpose is to boost $100,000 for the charity.
The ultrarunner is thought for a number of unbelievable feats on foot, which embrace collaborating within the World Marathon Problem (seven marathons throughout seven continents in seven days), setting the treadmill world file of two:23:58 in 2004 (which has since been lowered to 2:17:56 by Tyler Andrews), and he’s a a number of 50K and 100K U.S. ultrarunning champion.
There are a number of methods to examine on Wardian’s progress throughout his two-month journey from coast to coast. He could be adopted on Fb, Instagram, and TikTok, plus there’s additionally real-time monitoring together with an in depth day-to-day schedule (which incorporates his begin and endpoints).