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For the bicycle race see Six-day racing The 6-Day Race became a standard footrace distance in the 1870s and was a popular form of entertainment where up to 70,000 paying visitors, in 1877, came to watch the Pedestrians battle it out. [1]

18 relations: Across the Years, Antibes 6 Day Race, Athens International Ultramarathon Festival, Charles Rowell, Chicago, Cliff Young Australian 6-day race, Dipali Cunningham, Edward Payson Weston, George Littlewood, Multi-day race, Pedestrianism, Portland, Maine, Racewalking, Randalls and Wards Islands, Self-Transcendence 6- & 10-day Race, Sir John Dugdale Astley, 3rd Baronet, Six-day racing, Yiannis Kouros.

Across the Years

Across The Years is a series of timed multi-day ultramarathons held from December 28-January 1 each year outside Phoenix, Arizona.

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Antibes 6 Day Race

The Antibes 6 day race (6 Jours d'Antibes) was a multiday race that is now called 6 Jours de France which took place in Antibes starting in 2009 in the Juan-les-Pins in the South of France.

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Athens International Ultramarathon Festival

The Athens International Ultramarathon Festival is a Multiday race which takes place at the former Ellinikon International Airport in Greece.

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Charles Rowell

Charles Rowell (1852–1909) was an English athlete: a famous runner and celebrated exponent of the sport of pedestrianism race-walking.

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Cliff Young Australian 6-day race

The Cliff Young Australian 6 Day Race is an ultramarathon race that takes place in Colac, Victoria.

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Dipali Cunningham

Dipali Cunningham (born August 27, 1958) from Melbourne, Australia now she lives in New York City, USA is a ultramarathon woman runner.

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Edward Payson Weston

Edward Payson Weston (1839–1929) was a notable pedestrian, who was largely responsible for the rise in popularity of the sport in the 1860s and 1870s.

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George Littlewood

George Littlewood (1859–1912) was a professional pedestrian known as the Sheffield Flyer who still holds the 6-day world record for walking.

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Multi-day race

Multiday races are ultramarathon running events which are typically either segmented into daily events of a specified distance or time, or staged so that runners can run as far as they want, at their own discretion, over a set course or over a set number of days.

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Pedestrianism was a 19th-century form of competitive walking, often professional and funded by wagering, from which the modern sport of racewalking developed.

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Portland, Maine

Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017.

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Racewalking, or race walking, is a long-distance discipline within the sport of athletics.

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Randalls and Wards Islands

Randalls Island (also called Randall's Island) and Wards Island are conjoined islands, collectively called Randalls and Wards Islands, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, "Purchased in 1772 by British Captain James Montresor; sold in 1784 to Johnathan Randel; acquired by City of New York in 1835." separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River, from Queens by the East River and Hell Gate, and from the Bronx by the Bronx Kill.

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Self-Transcendence 6- & 10-day Race

The Self-Transcendence 6- & 10- day race are two concurrently multiday running events at the Corona Park, borough Queens in New York City.

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Sir John Dugdale Astley, 3rd Baronet

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Dugdale Astley, 3rd Baronet (19 February 1828 – 10 October 1894) was an English soldier and sportsman.

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Six-day racing

A six or six-day is a track cycling race that lasts six days.

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Yiannis Kouros

Yiannis Kouros (Γιάννης Κούρος; born February 13, 1956 in Tripoli, Greece) is a Greek ultramarathon runner based in Melbourne.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6_Day_Race

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