The American ultrarunner Zach Bitter unofficially broke another world record, this time the one of the 100 miles.
Finished this distance (160,934 km) in a time of 11: 19: 13 in the test "Six Days in the Dome”In Wisconsin, beating the previous record of Russian athlete Oleg Kharitonov at 11: 28: 03.
The event took place in a indoor track and it is designed to offer the ideal conditions to those who break world records of 24 hours, 48 hours and six days.
Zach Bitter sets unofficial new 100-mile world record of 11: 19: 18 at the Six Days in the Dome event in Wisconsin. (Previous: 11: 28: 03, Oleg Kharitonov, 2002) https://t.co/YVW2q9Fszy
- iRunFar (@iRunFar) August 25, 2019
He ran four consecutive marathons completing each in less than 3 hours
The time of 11: 19: 13 means that Bitter ran four consecutive marathons completing each one in less than 3 hours.
His tofficial time of the race of 12 hours is 11: 58: 32, and at that time he completed 104.88 miles (168,8 km), which supposedly also breaks his previous world record of 12 hours in three miles.
- TRACI FALBO (@FALBOTRACI) August 25, 2019
A man of records, which is being overcome in each race
In November of 2018, Bitter also broke the world record of 100 miles in the 100 miles race of Tunnel Hill in Vienna, Illinois, with a time of 12: 08: 36.
This test was performed on a wide and smooth path. On 2015 he ran 100 miles in the 24 hours race Desert Solstice on 11: 40: 55, which was the American record for 100 miles until he beat it this week.
The test results can be found here. Six Days in the Dome continues until the August 31.
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