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An ultrafondista runs 155 km to 4: 38 on average

The Uruguayan ultrafondista Iván Penalba pulverized his record of Spain of 12 Hours on Sunday

We echo this news published by Super Sport, where they report that the Valencian ultra-fighter Iván Penalba, of 27 years has beaten last Sunday the Spain's record of 12 hours in Los Alcázares (Murcia) completing a distance of 155,245 km

This time achieved involves running twelve hours without stopping at a 4 mean: 38 min / km, Something awesome. It is already difficult to run a marathon at that pace, because imagine 155 km.

In Super Sport, he commented: «Being a night test I took it quite well, despite the heat of this weekend and the wind. At night something complicated, running a large part of it alone, but I was lucky to avoid the hottest hours, and I managed to reach the 155,4245 km which is Spain's new record, and world's best brand of the year"

3 weeks ago, achieved victory in Finland with renal failure and pulmonary edema

The athlete came to this Murcia test, to take it as a training, since he participated in a test in Finland 3 weeks ago, where he had a kidney failure and pulmonary edema.

In this 12 hours competition got the victory with a distance of 139,1 km

Competed with medical approval

"AI went back to Valencia and did a checkup with the cardiologist Darío Sanmiguel and I was lucky as he did not leave sequels. He set me the guidelines to follow to achieve an optimal recovery and to be able to do this test in Murcia as training, but we saw that the times were coming out and I was feeling well», Added this ultra-supportive supporter who continues« creating smiles »with his project of collecting food and clothing for disadvantaged families

The concentration in height, the secret of its successes

In addition to his coach Fabian Campanini, who has been with him for a year, and together with whom he has developed "a particular training method that has been key in his recent successes", Iván Penalba highlighted the influence that this record has had on his concentration during the month of April at the altitude of the Sierra Nevada, more than 3.000 meters. «I was training at height in Granada, for four weeks before going to Finland, and it's something that has also been key».

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