In preparations for Run4Water, my attempt to run 130-miles nonstop across Maine for a clean water project in Tanzania, these legs have lots of strides to take and miles to log before then. Most of my long training runs have been exploring local trails & finding routes near home.
Katie Spotz is an endurance athlete, charitable ambassador, author and world-record holder. The list of accomplishments to her name is long, and includes 5 Ironman triathlons, cycling across the country twice, a 325-mile river swim, running 100 miles nonstop in under 20 hours, and a solo row across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a world record for the youngest ever to row solo across the Atlantic, one of many records to her name. Throughout her adventures, Katie isn’t just seeking to make history. She is also raising money for safe drinking water projects around the world. To date, more than 10,000 people have gained access to clean water, and $400,000 has been raised towards creating a world where everyone, everywhere has clean, safe water. Katie is currently training for her latest challenge, Run4Water. This Labor Day, she is attempting to be the first person to run nonstop 130-miles nonstop across Maine to support Lifewater International.