Bizarre Running World Records


Check out these 7 bizarre running World Records! 1. Fastest Marathon Running Backwards At the 2004 Beijing Marathon, Xu Zhenjun of China ran the course backwards—not from the finish line to the start line, but rather backwards running—and finished in 3:43:39 2. Fastest Half Marathon Hula Hooping Betty Shurin, known as Betty Hoops, ran the […]

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Reasons to be a Runner

Trying to convince a friend or family member to become a runner? Try using some of these BuzzFeed facts to convince them to start running. Nature beats fluorescent lights every time It’s the best cardio workout Attractive people run. So you’ll meet and see lots of eye candy You get to collect race bibs …and […]

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