He has been named by Time magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the world. Men’s fitness named him as one the fittest men on the planet. He has run and conquered and dominated, not just once but like a million times, all of Ultramarathon’s biggest races such as Badwater, Western States, The Vermont Trail 100, and the 4 deserts race series. He has run on all 7 continents 2 times over.
I first became aware of Dean personally, when he took on the challenge of running 50 marathons in 50 states on 50 consecutive days. I don’t have enough time to go through all his accomplishments but he also ran 350 miles in 80 straight hours without sleep. He even ran 148 miles in 24 hours on a treadmill.
Dean has written books and has made appearances all over the world to encourage runners. He has appeared on the Today Show, 60 Minutes, The Late Show With David Letterman, CBS News, CNN, ESPN, Howard Stern, Conan O’Brien among many others and now we can add RunBuzz to that list.
I met Dean at the Chicago marathon on 10/10/10. Here a picture of us at the race expo. (Yeah, I was star struck a bit, thus the goofy photo):
To follow and learn more about Dean Karnazes:
Dean’s books: I highly recommend all three!
Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner
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