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  1. Joe Byrne Says:

    Best of luck Tony. Hope your dream becomes reality. Joe

  2. theworldjog Says:

    Thanks Joe for your hospitality a few weeks ago! Tony.

  3. Joanna Says:

    Hi Tony – though our meeting was brief this morning, I am so glad I had a chance to talk with you. I saw you slogging up Route 20 in Hancock, MA approaching the border with New York and the upcoming town of New Lebanon. I was on my way to work, but just had to turn around to meet you. Having just spent 6 months hiking the Appalachian Trail, I know a long distance traveler when I see one. All the best to you in your quest. Wish I could have hosted you at my home this evening. But is you are still in the area and need some Trail Magic or a place to stay – give a call. Joanna/aka Seeker – we use trail names on the AT.

  4. Bob & Vera Betzelberger Says:

    Hi Tony,
    You are always welcome at our house. I promise to restock the Ben and Jerry’s Caramel ice cream for your next visit:)May you always be blessed with a hot meal, a comfortable bed, and happy feet.
    Bob and Vera

  5. Mike Bonnain Says:

    Hey Tony, just checking in to see how you’re doing. Stop in if you come back thru boulder. You’re always welcome and good luck to you.

  6. theworldjog Says:

    Thank you Mike for your help hospitality and for bumping my ipod from 3 days of songs up to 9 days :)
    It was lovely meeting you and am glad you had a nice birthday. Tony

  7. Aimo Iceman Says:

    Hello Tony again !
    It was a great to see you at Machu Picchu ! WOW .. What the Pictures !
    We have followed your great adventure with the great interest at weekly basis.You might have a necessary ENDURANCE but to JOGGING based on ultimate survival without proper outside support might turn your WORLDJOG to total disaster because nothing is for granted in this world.
    However , we hope for you good luck ! Keep on going ! Do not give up !
    We will be in NZ -and AUS Oct/Nov/Dec For 6 week Marathon adventures. Hope to see you there !
    Aimo & Anja Marathon Love Story Finland

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About Tony

I have always considered myself to be an average runner. In school, I was even bullied for I was a sports wimp. Through hard work, dedication, perseverance, self-belief and a strong mind I succeeded in not only running around the world but breaking four ultra running world records during my competitive career. Having previously cycled around the world I didn't start running until I was almost 30. Then I had a dream of running around the world. For many reasons, I waited for over 20 years. One reason was to establish my pedigree as an endurance athlete. I started and finished my world run as the current World Record-Holder for 48 Hours Indoor Track 426 kilometres (265 miles), a record I have held since 2007. I also broke and still hold the World Record for 48 hours on a Treadmill 405 kilometres (251 miles) in 2008. When I retired from competition, more pleasing than any of my world, European or Irish records I had the respect of my fellow athletes from all over the world - in my opinion, sports greatest reward - an achievement I am most proud of. Then I finally put myself out to pasture, to live my ultimate dream to run around the world! This blog was written on the road while I struggled to find places to sleep and to recover from running an average of 43.3 kilometres or 27 miles per day for 1,165 road days. There were many nights I typed this blog on a smart phone, so fatigued my eyes closed. Many journalists and endurance athletes have referred to my world run as the most difficult endurance challenge ever attempted. During my expedition I rarely had any support vehicles, running mostly with a backpack. In the more desolate areas I pushed my gear, food and water in a cart which I called Nirvana, then I sent her on ahead to run with my backpack once again over altitudes of almost 5,000 metres in the Andes. I stayed in remote villages where many people had never seen a white person before. I literally met the most wonderful people of this world in their own backyard and share many of those amazing experiences in this blog. My run around the world took 4 years. There were no short cuts, I ran every single metre on the road while seeking out the most comprehensive route across 41 countries, 5 continents, I used 50 pair of running shoes and my final footstep of the run was exactly 50,000 kilometres, (almost 31,000 miles) I eventually finished this tongue in cheek named world jog where I started, at the finish line of my city marathon. I started my global run with the Dublin Marathon on October 25th 2010 and finished with the Dublin Marathon on October 27th 2014 at 3 05pm! Thank you for your support, I hope you can share my unique way of seeing the world, the ultimate endurance challenge! Read more...


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