Doctor runs seven ultra-marathons in seven days
Journey spans seven continents
- Duration 4:01
- Date Dec 6, 2012
Journey spans seven continents
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For the year ahead more than a half a million Americans ran marathons just over the past year -- just a little bit over 50000 completed was called.
Ultra marathons in for some perspective.
That's just about 2% of the US population doing regular marathons.
And Jess point 02%.
Of us that you.
Ultra marathon so it's a pretty exclusive club.
And one man story caught our I -- Thought it was worth telling you about this today doctor Andrew Murray ran seven ultra marathons.
On seven continents areas of the stairs.
In seven days and doctor Andrew Murray joins us live on the phone with the answer to the big question doctor.
Why did you do this.
That would have been incredible challenge but it may be out there what he's like caught it can be politically -- -- All this -- -- quiche that was below the top vote being.
The man did that the clock is about.
The -- America.
But it still one of the gate and haven't -- British developer.
Victor and outlook.
-- screened at all and during -- aid.
Vacation but you also have this personal mission about helping getting people to be more active they don't necessarily have to run marathons but what would you like people -- -- Absolutely I work for the bush government they're physical like the Captain -- that they -- -- -- I think that the single bit that you you helped.
9% of the local pollution constant diet eat a lot today but it -- you could he be effective as well I spent the week.
Or any diplomatic side but -- that all currently being -- -- from Scotland but like a bargain.
So how is possible how do you.
Eat and sleep and jump on -- explained how did he do this.
There's all the careful bind all a -- -- actual physical campaign.
But -- typical what who dominant the logistics.
End up duck -- the issue of the place where it should be because they object to -- Babcock well.
And this time it would -- Billy -- a lot on it get it today -- that rhetoric but -- there.
-- eating as much as that as.
A crack about he said -- what was the biggest challenge of the mall.
Political please visit Egypt the -- right in the -- -- And -- -- target was a light of the gate candidate to Egypt for thought you'd but mind you but he acknowledged -- -- but before.
You have great food but it it was completely dark and the condition of the people actually -- the -- beat.
But peavy but not at all but that's what our car was great partner.
But but not only -- a little white burial site -- We're seeing -- -- some of the footage that you have.
Also running in lines and -- had a question for you specifically about how he made it through all of that yeah I'm not sure that that sound like a vacation and you squeezed all this indeed two weeks' vacation seven ultra marathons.
-- -- -- -- Of the first.
We couldn't vacation it was spent about -- -- other warm well we spend what is strange but it or what political article are you optimistic.
Did and then he took -- -- -- the -- was all about.
The late tonight and that they have a beer probably -- -- I bet that like a pretty good rewards so what's next -- done next.
What's next stock.
So it -- blues but veto and working area.
I would get more people or acted well but also who has been at our company but the wedding but don't get all of the -- that shouldn't she did -- But doctor -- great to talk to just everybody knows doctor Murray's not alone in life and his life in venture his wife has run five -- in five days as well so.
And just saying equal opportunity no -- is Jon Scott.
Marathons when he thirteen -- is saying Doctor Murray thank you for him putts to -- -- right back with more happening now our next hour starts at mean.