FKT: Oz Pearlman - Central Park Loop Challenge (NY) - 2022-04-08

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17h 40m 59s
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WE DID IT!! Raised over $110,000 for @savethechildren Ukraine ?? Relief! I managed to run 19 laps around Central Park (nearly 116 miles) and set a new WORLD RECORD ? Thank you to each and every person that donated, came to cheer me on, sent words of support...I'm overwhelmed by your kindness ?? The story has now gone global and was featured on @goodmorningamerica @wsj @nytimes @runnersworldmag @nbcnews @abcnews @reuters @cbstv
Special shout out to my wife as I couldn't have done it without you ?, to my crew chief and social media guru and comedic relief the one and only (above and beyond bro!) @dustinemrani, Mike Halovatch and @katepallardy for crewing/pacing/being my shrinks during the run, @ronrunsnyc for the amazing interview on his pod, pacing through the night and all around awesome guy, @adamskolnick for keeping me sharp and having me read his mind 80 miles in, my friend and true running legend @georgehirsch1 for his enthusiasm, constant support and smile during many laps @ralphtoussie my super fan, his buddy @sseelamsetty , @billwells Alex and rest of @teamospreynyc@richroll @jhenwood72 and the Henwood Hounds, @oceanparkwayrunners @robbiebalenger for the inspiration, Andrew Tsai and PDT Partners, Mina my new ultra buddy from Egypt @benjaminpratt @pauline212 for the great signs, @dashingwhippets @frenchersss @lyoungny and Leo, @reuters @nytimes @franfilm @runnersworldmag @kathrynmichael @hlswift @thebeansxoxo @eaneary @wachsbe1 @jonzald @ladyzald Apologies if I forgot anyone!! It was truly a massive team effort ?