30 Sep '16, 7pm

It's being dubbed 'the longest run attempted in human history' Discover more:

Jim Plunkett-Cole is preparing for a 20,000-mile challenge that is being dubbed ‘the longest run attempted in human history.’ On October 1, the 47-year-old Briton will set out to turn a fictional film into reality when by replicating the run of Forrest Gump. To do so he will need to zig-zag his way across the USA, running between 16 miles and marathon distance every day for more than three years. He will do so in inov-8 running shoes. Along the way he aims to help fight childhood obesity by encouraging more kids to get active. We caught up with Jim prior to the start of his epic challenge and asked him a few questions.

Full article: https://www.inov-8.com/blog/runner-challenge/

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