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What is the world record for longest distance run on a treadmill?

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The record for the longest distance run on a treadmill was set in 2008 when Irishman Tony Mangan ran 251.79 miles on a treadmill over the course of 48 hours. This accomplishment, which was verified by Guinness World Records, is still undefeated as of February 2015.

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What is the world record for longest distance run on a treadmill?
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Mangan, who was 51 years old when the record was set, is a professional ultrarunner. After retiring from competition, he ran an around-the-world race in support of a mental health charity in 2014. Mangan's personal bests include a 4 minute, 50 second mile; a 7 hour, 30 minute 50-mile run; and a 2 hour, 38 minute marathon.

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