25 Nov '14, 1am

Max King averaged 6:13/mile for 62+ miles. #NBD

Max King averaged 6:13/mile for 62+ miles. #NBD

Max King’s race results already read like something of a tall tale, given the diversity of terrain and distances. And on Friday, he added a 100K world championship and North American record for the distance to the accolades. King, 34 and living in Bend, Oregon, won the IAU 100K world championship over the weekend in Doha, Qatar. He finished in 6:27, more than 4 minutes ahead of second-place Jonas Buud of Sweden. “It was an extremely boring course, not a ton to look at,” King says. The route also wasn’t thought to be especially fast, replete with 180-degree turns and on a tile- and paver-filled surface. The race was held on Friday night, beginning at 6 p.m., to at least partially diffuse high temperatures and humidity. Despite the unique challenges, King’s finish outpaced the previous standard that had stood since 1995. He prepared for the competition by seeking out parks i...

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