The South African triathlete Richard Murray has made this weekend his attempt to beat your personal best in the distance of 10.000 meters.
Murray It has been only 5 seconds away from falling below 28 minutes, since he has achieved a time of 28:04 running at a 2 mean: 49 min / km
Has made this mark running solo, but with a bike setting the pace at all times on a day where he has had gusts of up to 25 km / hour of wind.
In his social networks he commented:
Wow, I just managed to run 28:04 for 10KM here in The Netherlands 😬 That was maybe one for the hardest things i have EVER done.
Link in my Bio for full video. https://t.co/LQ6oosYR8G pic.twitter.com/fEJc5Or4N1
- Richard Murray (@RD_murray) October 24, 2020
You can see in this video how he has achieved it:
A few months ago he already managed to go down from 8 minutes in 3.000 meters, with 7:58 and do 13:37 in the 5K