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The American Ultra marathon runner- Zach Bitter

Written by Tvissha Mehta, a grade 6 student.

Zach holds world records for two marathons – a 100 mile run and a 12 hour run.

By I Kid You Not , in Ages 12 - 18 News People Sports , at June 3, 2020 Tags: , , , , ,

Written by Tvissha Mehta, a grade 6 student.

Who is Zach Bitter?

 Zach Bitter is an American ultra marathon runner. He is 33 years old  and lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

What is an ultra marathon?

 An ultra marathon is also called ultra-distance or ultra-running. It means any footrace that is longer than the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres.

What are his achievements?

Zach holds world records for two marathons – a 100 mile run and a 12 hour run. He claimed both these records with his performance during the six days in the dome event in Milwaukee. He has also taken a fitness machine, called a treadmill and broken a 100 mile record on it.  Zach Bitter believes that 100-mile treadmill world records are made to be broken within one year. The ultra marathon runner achieved sweet success in his tireless day-long quest to set the new world record in his Phoenix home on Saturday, as he says brain is the key to ultra marathons.

Written by Tvissha Mehta, a grade 6 student.

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