One Man. 45 Days. 3,030 Miles. One Record-Breaking Attempt.

Adam Kimble is a 29-year-old ultrarunner from Chicago, IL.   In February of 2016, Adam and his crew are going to embark on a journey to set the Guinness World Record for the fastest crossing of the USA on foot.  Through this endeavor, he hopes to do the following:

1. Inspire people all over the world to pursue their passions and trust in the call given to them, accomplishing things they never thought they could do.  Anything is possible with faith and hard work.

2. Push the limits of his mind and body, relentlessly giving everything he has to break a Guinness World Record that has stood for over 35 years.

3. Raise awareness for impossible2Possible (i2P) and the incredible things they are doing to educate and empower the next generation, so that they will not be afraid to push beyond their perceived limits and achieve the “impossible.”

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Adam Kimble’s Post Run USA Interview

By |May 6th, 2016|

Adam Kimble joins a very small group of people who have run across the United States of America. Mud Run Guide had the pleasure of sharing his experience with the world. Follow the whole series. Kimble ran from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean in this sixty-day adventure covering almost 2,500 miles on foot.

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Adam Kimble Run Across USA: Days 44 – 58

By |April 13th, 2016|

It’s crazy that these friends all met racing in the Gobi Desert in China and so many have traveled far distances from across the US to take Adam’s side for long miles together. His Gobi buds have become official trail angels. Adam completed 43 miles today with Mark's support totaling 2,323.2 with only 144 to go! The Atlantic is within reach, but we are realizing it won’t be an easy-breezing ending.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Day 1

By |February 16th, 2016|

Day 1 went as well as could be expected. Adam ran from Huntington Beach to Riverside, CA, in temps ranging from 55 degrees to 88 degrees. He was welcomed into the town of Yorba Linda by a crew of runners eager to run with him for a few miles.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Day 2

By |February 17th, 2016|

Day 2 started out rough, but ended well! Adam went from Riverside, CA, to Cabazon, CA. He is dealing with tendinitis behind his knee, which cropped up late on Day 1 and was screaming after a steady climb at the start of Day 2. He completed 45 miles, 15 shy of the 60 planned for the day. He walked miles 3-38 and applied Kool 'N Fit pain relieving liquid at every pit stop to give his tendon the best chance of recovery and it appears to have paid off: Adam was able to run the final 7 miles on the day!

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Day 3

By |February 18th, 2016|

Day 3 started strong. Adam went from Cabazon, CA to Mecca, CA. The tendinitis behind his knee was much improved and the course was relatively flat, with some rolling hills through wind farms near North Palm Springs. The route is a bit tricky from here to Phoenix as we are forced to find roads parallel to I-10, which is tricky to do in this part of the country!

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Day 4

By |February 19th, 2016|

Adam's body continues to adjust to the mileage as he crosses an ever-changing landscape. Today's route was mostly along narrow roads and sandy access roads following I-10. We ran south of Joshua Tree National Park and are feeling blessed to experience the beauty of this part of the country. We knew before sunrise that we were going to have to fight for day 4.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Days 5-7

By |February 22nd, 2016|

The crew is quickly realizing the challenge of the planned route as we head further east in California. The desert is pretty isolated with sometimes only I-10 passing through the area. As a pedestrian, Adam can’t be on the interstate, and as a crew, it is illegal for us to stop on the interstate if it's not an emergency.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA – Day 8

By |February 23rd, 2016|

Day 8 was a day of rinse and repeat, rinse and repeat. Adam broke the day down into small goals of five-mile segments. He completed eight cycles of walking five miles then celebrating with a pit stop. The team would get Adam stretched, hydrated, and fed and then Adam would head out for the next five miles again.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA: Days 9-11

By |February 26th, 2016|

Today was a day of rest for Adam. He finished the day yesterday at sunset and his pain level in his left shin was at a 10 out of 10. He connected with his doctor and was advised to get rest. So, Adam and Karen decided to have Adam rest for two days to see how he feels after getting some rest. His health is the main priority right now.

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Adam Kimble’s Run Across USA: Day 12

By |February 27th, 2016|

Adam was a new man today after three days of rest. He started the day off strong walking from 4 am to 8:45 am and accomplishing 15 miles at a 15-minute mile pace. This was a huge improvement from his average twenty-minute mile pace four days ago. Adam has been setting small goals for himself to have tiny victories throughout the day. His overall goal for today was 40 miles with his pain at or below a five out of ten.

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