Man runs 211 laps on indoor 200-meter track, breaks indoor marathon world record

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Chris Zablocki, a Dartmouth graduate and U. S.

Man runs 211 laps on indoor 200-meter track, breaks indoor marathon world record

Chris Zablocki, a Dartmouth graduate and U. S.

Chris Zablocki, a Dartmouth graduate and U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier, ran 211 laps at the Armory Track and Field Center's 200-meter track to break the indoor marathon world record in two hours, 21 minutes and 48 seconds.

Zablocki broke the previous world record of 2:21:56 by Malcolm Richards. Zablocki's final two laps were both clocked under 40 seconds.

He earned $5,000 for breaking the world record and $1,000 for the victory.

43-year-old Laura Manninen also broke the women's world record with her 2:42:30 mark. She also took home $6,000.

This article was originally published on SI.com

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