Run Across America = Mission Accomplished!!
3,156 miles from the Atlantic to the Pacific
for youth mental health
With the help of an amazing support team, I ran 3156 miles from New York City to Ocean Shores, WA.
I started with a foot in the Atlantic on April 25th (pictured)...
And then ran the equivalent of 120 marathons across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, and Washington to dip my feet in the Pacific on July 17th.
There's no way I make it without the #RoadCrew... Thank you, Elise + Dr. Yoshi + Reid + Roc!!
You can read this Seattle Times feature for more on the Run Across America and the obstacles we faced reeling in the Pacific. (think tendinitis, Dakota tornados, and baseball-sized hail).
Connect on Instagram @GregRunsFar to see the beautiful landscapes + sunsets we enjoyed and read my daily recaps to meet some of the inspiring folks from the road.
Why I Run Far
I struggled with depression and substance abuse as a teen. Running and volunteering as a youth mentor helped me get back on track.
I ran across America to pay it forward with Run Far Foundation. The money we've raised together ($128K and counting) will fund youth-led volunteer service projects.
Our mission is to spark a nationwide movement for youth mental health... With your help, we're just getting started!
World Marathon Challenge
Around the world in 7 days
I ran 7 Marathons in 7 Days on 7 Continents in February 2019.
Beginning with 26.2 miles across Antarctic ice, I then ran back-to-back marathons in Cape Town, Perth, Dubai, Madrid, Santiago, and Miami. Definitely a wild week :-)
Check out this fun race recap from my hometown Seattle Seahawks!
Fastest Known Time
Chasing records to chase my limit
I've set 36 Fastest Known Time records including the fastest runs across Chicago, NYC, Montreal, Aruba, Bahamas, Singapore, and Shanghai (pictured).
Check out my FKT profile and try to beat one of my records!
Seahawks 12 Ambassador
Cheering with the world's best fans