June 26, 2022

Patrycja Bereznowska rewrote the historical past books, breaking the ladies’s 48-hour world file at Poland’s UltraPark Weekend 48 Hour race on Might 15, 2022.

Bereznowska totaled 403.32 kilometers (250.611 miles) over the weekend to set the brand new benchmark, bettering the file by over six kilometers. Japan’s Sumie Inagaki had held the earlier file of 397.103k since 2010.

Patrycja Bereznowska on her option to setting a 48-hour world file on the 2022 UltraPark Weekend 48 Hour race in Poland. All pictures: Marek Janiak/UltraPark Weekend

The 46-year-old Polish runner grew to become the primary girl to interrupt the 400k (250 miles) barrier in a 48-hour race. Beforehand, she unofficially ran 401k in Greece in 2018. Nonetheless, the gap was by no means ratified. This weekend Bereznowska, who additionally holds course data on the Badwater 135 Mile and Spartathlon, made it official.

The 48-hour UltraPark Weekend course in Pabianice, Poland, covers a flat asphalt loop simply over a mile lengthy. When the race ended at 6:30 p.m. native time on Sunday, Bereznowska was in the midst of her 233rd lap. She’d already damaged Inagaki’s outdated file 40 minutes earlier than. Listed below are the complete outcomes from the occasion.

Afterward, the runner commented on the feat in a Fb publish with an understandably transient annotation:

“403.320 kilometers have been lined … now we are able to eat,” Bereznowska wrote (translated). The publish concludes with the emojis for pizza and alcohol — and a smile.

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Patrycja Bereznowska on her option to setting a 48-hour world file on the 2022 UltraPark Weekend 48 Hour race in Poland.

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