Italian man wins 3,100-mile ultramarathon after 43 days of running

Andrea Marcato averaged 114K per day for six weeks to win the arduous race in Salzburg, Austria

The mega-distance aliens of years gone by

The author of a new book about Al Howie, who in 1991 ran across Canada faster than anyone before or since, introduces us to a world of mega-distance running that has all but disappeared

85-year-old sets new world records in 24-hour race

Geoff Oliver breaks three age-group world records in drenching rain, then cleans up for the prize-giving