Run Sam, Run

Sam Thompson, a Mississippi native running for The North Face’s endurance running team, is currently tackling the Colorado Trail speed record. The Colorado Trail traverses the entire state of Colorado, traveling 483 miles with 75,000 feet of elevation gain while crossing eight different mountain ranges.

The current Colorado Trail speed record sits at eight days, 13 hours, and 28 minutes. Thompson is attempting to run the entire trail in eight days or less.

The Mississippi born runner is best known for running 51 marathons in 50 days in 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Track Thompson’s progress at <a href=””></a>

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