30 Jan '17, 10pm

Longest known run streak comes to an end after 52 years

The longest known run streak has come to an end. article continues after advertisement Ron Hill, 78, was forced to take the day off after falling ill. (Jan. 28 was his last run of the streak.) He had had not missed a run in 52 years and 39 days, the company of the same name tweeted out on Monday. Among his lengthy running accomplishments is being the second person to have broken the 2:10-barrier in the marathon. “I have been having heart problems and have been waiting for some time now to have the problem diagnosed and hopefully rectified,” Hill told Streak Runners International. The worlds greatest run streaker ends his streak. Due to ill health Ron has decided to take a day off. Streak total : 52 years & 39 days pic.twitter.com/BrNjAT115g — Ronhill (@Ronhill_UK) January 30, 2017 “The world’s greatest run streaker ends his streak,” Ronhill tweeted out Monday. “Due to ill ...

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