Raw vegan couple in their 60s completes record-setting year of daily marathons – AGE 68 AND 64

Wausau News

A couple in their 60s have finished running a marathon each day, every day, for the past year.

The pair ate up to 30 bananas each a day as they completed a trek of almost 10,000 miles around Australia.

The couple, both raw vegans from New Zealand, ended their journey with an extra marathon to their home in Melbourne at 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day to set the world record.

Janette Murray-Wakelin, 64, and Alan Murray, 68, rose at 4 a.m. each day and ran 366 consecutive marathons with no days off. Ms Murray-Wakelin said she was looking forward to a break and planned to sleep in, do some gardening and spend time with her grandchildren – and then go running the next day.

“You don’t stop doing something that works,” she told Fairfax Media.

During the run, the couple skirted a cyclone, floods, a bushfire and a hail storm near Perth, during…

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