Jurek Breaks U.S 24-Hour Run Record

The ultramarathon legend eclipses Godale’s mark by over three miles.

Scott Jurek, a Seattle physical therapist and ultramarathoner, broke the American record in the IAU 24-Hour World Championship run Friday in Brive, France, by covering 165.7 miles in the one-day run.

Jurek, 36, broke the previous U.S. mark of 162.46 miles set by Mark Godale of Aurora, Ohio, in 1999.

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