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2017 Results

Michael Wardian (USA) and Silvana Camelio (CHL) won the men's and women's titles, respectively, at the 2017 World Marathon Challenge. Wardian set an astounding new world record for the fastest cumulative marathon time of 19:21:36 hrs (or average marathon time of 2:45:57 hrs) to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. Although she didn't have the fastest average marathon time for women, China's Guoping Xie won the final marathon in Sydney and set a new women's world record for fastest time frame (female) to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents - completing them all in 6 days 8 hours 30 minutes. Thirty-one of 33 competitors succeeded in completing the 2017 World Marathon Challenge within 168 hours, or 7 Days -one competitor missed the first marathon race in Antarctica and another had to wothdraw due to injury after running two marathons. The Challenge started in Antarctica at 20:41 Sydney Time on 23 January 2016 and the last competitor finished long before the 7 Day deadline of 20:41 Sydney Time on 30th January. Please see the timeline on our Facebook Page for updates as they happened!

Men's Results

Pos Name   Antarctica S America N America Europe Africa Asia Australia Average
1 Michael Wardian 02:54:54 02:45:42 02:37:56 02:42:35 02:45:33 02:49:25 02:45:31 02:45:57
2 Petr Vabrousek 03:05:27 02:57:11 02:55:10 03:04:39 03:19:02 03:24:47 03:14:02 03:08:37
3 Luke Wigman 03:09:42 03:02:41 03:00:44 03:05:37 03:01:24 03:32:20 03:14:22 03:09:33
4 Patrick Charlebois 03:32:02 03:08:28 03:15:26 03:05:20 02:57:54 03:22:31 03:17:27 03:14:10
5 Ryan Hall 03:26:31 03:06:33 03:15:38 03:41:41 03:04:56 03:46:20 05:15:34 03:39:36
6 Martin Molsater 03:51:35 03:32:25 03:28:20 03:37:45 03:37:24 03:50:48 03:43:59 03:40:19
7 Patrick Cande 04:04:44 03:37:40 03:37:51 03:43:00 03:38:35 03:56:13 03:46:02 03:46:18
8 Rajesh Patel 04:13:42 03:22:45 03:32:02 03:39:40 03:51:58 04:12:35 03:47:23 03:48:35
9 Daniel Palko 03:54:27 03:43:09 04:09:00 03:51:02 03:59:59 04:38:28 04:04:20 04:02:55
10 Ibrar Ali 04:15:42 03:50:01 04:05:02 03:47:20 04:00:48 04:38:28 04:00:51 04:05:27
11 Xiaobin Qiu 04:40:32 04:02:22 03:47:02 04:06:42 04:04:05 05:20:32 03:48:26 04:15:40
12 Xiaobai Li 05:06:42 04:15:36 04:00:46 03:57:13 04:57:58 04:42:28 04:11:56 04:27:31
13 Winston Fisher 04:36:38 04:11:46 04:32:13 04:32:40 04:27:45 05:31:29 03:50:51 04:31:55
14 John O'Regan 05:22:32 04:24:39 05:05:30 04:44:44 04:50:21 04:34:40 04:42:59 04:49:21
15 Eric Xin 05:16:03 04:06:27 04:29:15 04:20:12 05:51:27 05:16:40 04:47:04 04:52:27
16 Stephen Hearn 04:43:17 04:23:20 05:17:10 04:44:54 04:59:57 05:38:25 04:40:25 04:55:21
17 Wing Chik 05:50:52 04:51:06 05:02:01 05:08:56 04:46:12 05:27:40 04:55:08 05:08:51
18 Matthew Barnett 04:45:08 04:05:41 04:07:57 04:50:10 06:05:48 07:34:39 06:47:32 05:28:08
19 Mauro Garza 07:28:34 05:44:33 05:20:29 04:59:03 04:39:06 05:39:40 04:48:37 05:31:26
20 Paul Grealish 06:00:02 05:21:52 05:53:36 05:23:42 04:59:26 06:18:15 05:07:43 05:34:57
21 Cristian Sieveking 06:53:55 05:20:53 05:53:36 05:23:42 04:59:26 06:18:15 05:07:43 05:42:30
22 Glen Avery 06:07:08 05:38:05 05:44:37 05:47:56 06:00:22 06:45:47 05:31:57 05:56:33
n/a Yadi Guan n/a  05:13:49 06:05:29 05:05:35 04:59:03 06:01:53 04:28:24 n/a
n/a  Jonathon Fischer 04:51:29 04:30:06 n/a  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Women's Results

Pos Name   Antarctica S America N America Europe Africa Asia Australia Average
1 Silvana Camelio 04:14:10 03:45:48 03:58:11 04:08:09 04:10:24 04:34:25 04:37:10 04:12:37
2 Guoping Xie 04:23:50 03:58:08 04:04:28 04:14:04 04:15:50 04:48:55 03:50:09 04:13:38
3 Georgina Acons 04:52:25 04:15:02 04:34:13 04:22:24 04:36:05 05:23:18 04:27:10 04:38:40
4 Nahilia Hernandez 04:14:10 04:10:05 04:16:45 04:42:29 04:36:05 05:48:28 04:47:37 04:39:23
5 Celene Loo 05:32:24 04:50:40 04:31:34 04:41:00 04:51:02 04:55:49 04:09:25 04:47:25
6 Sinead Kane 05:22:28 04:24:39 05:05:30 04:44:44 04:50:21 04:34:25 04:42:59 04:49:18
7 BethAnn Telford 06:11:41 04:20:17 04:27:56 04:18:16 04:36:05 05:59:59 04:35:17 04:55:39
8 Catherine Sun 07:24:09 05:15:52 05:35:19 05:32:11 04:49:29 05:16:40 04:47:04 05:31:32
9 Judy Scrine 06:20:23 05:37:54 05:55:15 05:26:25 05:27:13 06:12:31 05:22:13 05:45:59

UPDATED WORLD RECORDS AFTER 2017 WORLD MARATHON CHALLENGE

Fastest Average Marathon Time (Men) - Michael Wardian (USA): 2:45:57 hrs

Fastest Average Marathon Time (Women) - Becca Pizzi (USA): 3:55:11 hrs

Fastest Duration (Men) - Richard Donovan (IRL): 4 Days 22 Hours 3 Minutes

Fastest Duration (Women) - Guoping Xie (CHN): 6 Days 8 hours 30 Minutes