Extreme Multi Marathon Runner
STEVE EDWARDS Extreme Multi Marathon Runner
After running his first marathon at the age of 18 in 1981, Steve has gone on to run 806 official marathon races in an average finish time of 3hrs 18min for each which makes him one of the most successful multi marathon runners in the world today.
Known by many in the UK running community as ‘The Godfather of Marathon Running’, Steve has set many records including running 500, 600, 700 and very recently 800 marathons in the fastest average finish time.
Previous World Records and Achievements
Dec 1990 - Youngest person to run 100 official marathon races - Aged 28 years 3 days.
Mar 1992 - Most official marathons run in a 12 month period - total 87, averaging 3hrs 14min for each
May 1992 - Youngest person to run 200 official marathon races - Aged 29 years 161 days. May 2008 - Fastest 10 official marathon races in 10 consecutive days - 35hrs 20min, (3:32 average).
Current World Records and Achievements
Mar 2009 - 400 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time (see below).
May 2009 - Fastest 10 marathons in 10 consecutive days in V45 category - 33hrs 16min (3:19 average)
Mar 2010 - 500 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time (see below).
Sep 2013 - 600 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time (see below).
Mar 2014 - Fastest 7 marathons in 7 consecutive days in V50 category - 23hrs 34min (3:22 average)
Oct 2015 - 700 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time (see below).
Oct 2017 - 800 official marathon races in the fastest average finish time (see below).
Time Performance Summary Current Average Finish Times Sub 3s - 27 His fastest 100 marathons - 3hrs 2min 16sec Sub 3:05s - 72 His fastest 200 marathons - 3hrs 6min 15sec Sub 3:10s - 145 His fastest 300 marathons - 3hrs 8min 39sec (UK best) Sub 3:15s - 325 (British best) His fastest 400 marathons - 3hrs 10min 29sec (World best) Sub 3:20s - 495 (World best) His fastest 500 marathons - 3hrs 12min 09sec (World best) Sub 3:25s - 625 (World best) His fastest 600 marathons - 3hrs 13min 52sec (World best) Sub 3:30s - 732 (World best) His fastest 700 marathons - 3hrs 15min 39sec (World best) His fastest 800 marathons - 3hrs 18min 01sec (World best)
Nov 2012 - First person in the world to run 500 sub 3:30 official marathon races.
Sep 2014 - First Brit to run 400 sub 3:20 official marathon races.
Mar 2015 - First person in the world to run 600 sub 3:30 official marathon races.
Jun 2015 - First Brit to run 300 sub 3:15 official marathon races.
Apr 2017 - First person in the world to run 700 sub 3:30 official marathon races.
60 official marathon race wins to date, the second most by any British athlete,
100 official marathon races run abroad in 34 different countries and 20 capital cities.
Official marathons races run in over 60 UK counties, including Scilly Isles and Outer Hebrides.
Competitive marathon race run on average every 13 days for nearly 30 years & no DNFs .. so far!
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