Global News Blog How many pairs of shoes does it take to run around the world?

Kevin Carr, who just became the fastest person to circumnavigate the world on foot, running 16,300 miles, has the answer.

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Kevin Carr, a British barman, successfully set a new record for fastest person to run around the world, covering 16,300 miles in only 621 days. He averaged more than a marathon a day.

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