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Running’s distance record depends on how each runner defines it. This may be 5 km per day or a marathon per month in the next few years. However, in a professional running competition, there are fascinating records that will perfectly inspire your run. 

Running one mile under 5 minutes during the most consecutive years. 

In 1976, Steve Spence preliminary runner 1 mile (1,6 km) at the age of 14. Since then, yearly, he always kept the habit of running this distance. His recording time for running 1 mile, until now, is 3 minutes 59 seconds. Spence used to run the marathon (42,195 km) under the average speed of 5 minutes 3 seconds per mile in 1990.

Maintaining the habit of running 1 mile under 5 minutes to Spence, a professional running athlete, seemed to be simple during some preliminary tens years. However, in 2008, he began to suffer from heath degeneracy due to old age, which brought him difficulty to hold the yearly record. Until now, the last time he could run 1 mile under 5 minutes was January of 2018, with recorded time was 4 minutes 56 seconds. The 44th run had been set plan in January of 2019, however was cancelled because of Steve’s injuries. According to Let’s Run, Steve then declaimed that he had finish that 44st run in 28th of August that year. 

First Olympic athlete champion run 100 mets during 2 consecutive Olympics.

During 1980 and 1990, Carl Lewis’s ability was underrated. However, later, Carl, as a runner, could still make his own record when he was one of 4 athletes won the gold titles in 4 consecutive Olympics. He was also the champion of running 100 mets in 2 consecutive Olympics in 1984 and 1988.