List of people who have run across the world
'Running across the world" is a difficult task, taking years to accomplish.Technically it would be impossible to run across the world having bodies of water, especially the vasts oceans, separating one land mass from another. People who attempted to run across the world have their run divided into several legs or stages.
|Name||Nationality||Start date||Finish date||ref.|
|Robert Garside||United Kingdom||October 1997||June 2003|
|Rosie Swale-Pope||United Kingdom||October 2003||August 2008|
Briton, Robert Garside was the first person to run across the world. His accomplishment was confirmed by the Guinness World Records. Nicknamed "The Runningman", Garside ran more than 35,000 miles across 30 countries and took five years and eight months to complete.
|Name||Nationality||Start date||Expected Finish date||ref.|
|Jesper Olsen (second run)||Denmark||July 2008||2012|
|Tony Mangan||Ireland||October 2010||2014|
|Kevin Carr||United Kingdom||July 2013||April 2015|||
|Jason P. Lester||United States||May 2013||2018|
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-06-27. Retrieved 2014-06-16.