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Meltzer finishes PONY EXPRESS with 105 mile leg 3

The man himself continues to raise the bar as he says..finishing the Pony Express Trail with a 105 mile leg in 20:23, what the hell? For us mortals imagine running about 50 miles a day for 39 days and throwing down a 105 leg at the end to just for the fun of it, unbelievable. I talked to Karl this morning before starting his trek back to Utah..he mentioned one day he ran about 23 miles or so stopped played 9 holes of golf and banged out another 27 ..gezzzz. OK, next time I boob to myself at a 100 miler I better think twice, well done Karl,..10 scrapes!

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Karl Meltzer’s Challenges on Red Bull Human Express (Video)


Karl Meltzer – RED BULL HUMAN EXPRESS 3

Wednesday morning September 14th Karl Meltzer heads out for another long journey… trekking the  Pony Express Trail with the support of Red Bull.  Starting in Sacramento Meltzer plans on covering 50 miles a day for the next 45 days…(roughly) all the way to St. Joseph, MO. I’ll be tracking Karl at http://karlmeltzer.com/.  Once he arrives in Utah I’ll jump on the express through the Uinta Mountains, stay tuned for updates.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Pony Express