Farther than you. Longer than you. Faster than you. It could be you.
Ron Hill ended the longest running streak in history this past weekend. Saturday’s 1 Mile was the last day of 52 years and 39 days straight with at least that distance. My old buddy *Alex Galbraith from Houston moved up a notch to 4th on the active U.S. list.
Ron Hill’s Sportscaster Card, circa 1979. When Real Men wore Real Running Shorts.
Celebrating over half a century of Commonwealth Games Gold, World Records and permanent place in the history books.
|The Coverts (45+ Years)
|Rank, Name||Streak date (MM/DD/YYYY)||City, State, Occupation, Age||Streak days (years)|
|1. Jon Sutherland||05/26/1969||West Hills, CA, Writer, 66||17418 days (47.69 years)|
|2. Jim Pearson||02/16/1970||Marysville, WA, Retired, 72||17152 days (46.96 years)|
|3. Stephen W. DeBoer||06/07/1971||Rochester, MN, Dietitian, 62||16676 days (45.66 years)|
|4. Alex T. Galbraith*||12/22/1971||Houston, TX, Attorney, 66||16478 days (45.11 years)|