Roy Pirrung

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Roy Pirrung

Ultra Marathoner

  • Place of Birth:Plymouth, WI
  • Gear:Ironman Lightening Pro Low-Cut
  • Sport:Ultra Marathoner

Bio:

USA TRACK AND FIELD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES:

TOTAL:  73; 3 OPEN, 60 MASTERS, 10 TEAM.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEDAL COUNT

TOTAL: 96; 73 GOLD, 17 SILVER, 6 BRONZE

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDAL COUNT

TOTAL: 16; 10 GOLD, 2 SILVER, 4 BRONZE

RACES STARTED AND FINISHED

946 STARTS, 944 FINISHES

 MARATHONS COMPLETED: 128 PR 2:38:47

ULTRAMARATHONS COMPLETED: 180

Total lifetime miles run:  92, 338 miles

Lifetime miles raced since 1981 debut marathon:  20,724.24 miles

Both as of December 31, 2012

OLDEST AMERICAN MALE TO MAKE A NATIONAL TEAM  & SCORE, IAU 24-HOUR WORLD CHALLENGE, Seoul, South Korea, 2008, Age 60, breaking 3, 60-64 national records at 12 hours, 100 miles and 24 hours and the 24-hr World Record for 60-64, 133-miles, placing 27th overall of 200+ international competitors

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS, January 24, 2012, Most Runners Linked to complete a Marathon, Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, Oct 2, 2011, 62 runners. And April 6, 2013 Most Runners Linked to Complete a half-marathon, 103 runners

FORMER NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST, WISCONSIN GANNETT NEWSPAPERS AND CURRENTLY WRITING FOR THE SHEBOGYGANDAILY.COM

CURRENTLY BLOG FOR WWW.WIGWAM.COM       

RETIRED NATIONAL SPOKESPERSON AND SALES MANAGER FOR OMEGA FIELDS HEALTH

CURRENTLY WRITING AUTOBIOGRAPHY