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GUINNESS: VEGA IS ‘OFFICIALLY AMAZING’

It’s official: Eddie ‘Barefoot Bandito’ Vega is in the Guiness Book of World Records. One record down and one more to go!

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By Patrick Lujan

It’s not official until they say it is. Well, now they said it.

The Guinness Book of World Records officially notified Eddie ‘Barefoot Bandito’ Vega today that they have confirmed his place in the record books for the most barefoot marathons in consecutive days with 10!

This is their message to him:

 

Dear Mr Edward Vega, 

We are delighted to confirm that you have successfully achieved a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ’Most barefoot marathons run on consecutive days (male)’. We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement. You are OFFICIALLY AMAZING. 

 

The Barefoot Bandito completed an astonishing accomplishment with these 10 marathons in 10 days.

1. Pacific Crest Marathon, Sunriver, Oregon (28 June 2014)

2. Summer 7 Day 2 Marathon, Marine Vista Point, California (29 June 2014)

3. Summer 7 Day 3 Marathon, Bayshore, California (30 June 2014)

4, Summer 7 Day 4 Marathon, Marine Vista Point, California (1 July 2014)

5. Summer 7 Day 5 Marathon, Bayshore, California (2 July 2014)

6. Summer 7 Day 6 Marathon, Marine Vista Point, California (3 July 2014)

7. Summer 7 Day 7 Marathon, Bayshore, California (4 July 2014)

8. Stars and Stripes Marathon, Beaverton, Oregon (5 July 2014)

9. Cook Park Marathon, Tigard, Oregon (6 July 2014)

10. Mars Day Marathon, San Antonio, Texas (7 July 2014)

Vega has one more Guiness Record to go, which he already has but is still building upon it until the end of the year. He’s done 67 barefoot marathons so far and has broken the record since #50 on July 3rd.

GSPN IN ALASKA! Eddie 'Barefoot Bandito' Vega wears his GSPN tank while extending his Guiness Record with his 67th barefoot marathon this year after completing the Kenai River Marathon in Kenai, Alaska last weekend. He has done a total of 169 marathons/ultras.

GSPN IN ALASKA! Eddie ‘Barefoot Bandito’ Vega wears his GSPN tank while extending his Guiness Record with his 67th barefoot marathon this year after completing the Kenai River Marathon in Kenai, Alaska last weekend. He has done a total of 169 marathons/ultras.

 

Read all of GSPN’s coverage on The Barefoot Bandito!

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