Friday, December 21, 2018

2018 Inspiring People of the Year Alberto Perusset

Barefoot Runner, 30 Years Vegan with over 200 Lifetime Marathons

Alberto Perusset from Argentina has run 170 marathons barefoot and has over 207 lifetime marathons.  Alberto's passion is running he runs an hour every day and on weekends, if he doesn’t have a marathon he does his long runs. Nutrition is very important to Alberto he’s been a vegan for 30 years.

Before running Alberto was a long distance swimmer and on the team of the very famous Olympian swimmer Daniel Carpio. They crossed the Rio de la Plata from Uruguay to Argentina in 19 hours non-stop covering 60 kilometers.  They also try to cross the English Channel from England to France but Carpio had to quit before the end, Carpio was 76 years old.  Alberto is a professional Scuba Driver he has worked in Argentina and the USA.  He worked many years on the beaches of South America as a lifeguard and a man of many athletic talents with a love for skydiving, as of today competed 230 jumps.

Alberto real passion is running and his goal is to run the 50 states, the 7 continents and the 6 mayors barefoot. 

Alberto is the founder and Race Director for the Malibu Half Marathon in beautiful Malibu California.   This year marked the 10 year anniversary and it sold out. Register for the 2019 marathon here

"All I do is to inspire people to have a healthy and happy lifestyle. "

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