Pre-Olympic Year 2007 - China-USA Olympic Year 2008 Beijing
In October, literally millions will join Stan Cottrell, an internationally known ultra-distance runner from Tucker, Georgia, as he begins an innovative event called “The Great China-USA Friendship Run”. He will run 2,200 miles from the Great Wall to Hong Kong, this run will be 60 days of more than 50 Km. each day. When Stan returns to the United States he will be with 3 Chinese accomplished distance runners to run a 4,000-mile cross-country relay style from San Francisco across the USA and finish at our Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Stan Cottrell will be in Tyler, TX, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 28 & 29, meeting with company officials for TogiEntertainment at 602 S Broadway, corner of Broadway & Houston.
Cottrell, 64, has been running since childhood, winning his first race at a county fair in his home state of Kentucky. Since then he has logged more than 185,000 miles of running in 52 years. This is more than 7.5 times around the earth. He has completed 38 productions promoting including twice across the USA, a 12 country run across Europe, Korea (twice), Dominican Republic (twice), Jamaica (twice), Bulgaria (3 times), Crimea, Cambodia, Vietnam (twice), Berlin to Warsaw, and The Peoples Republic of China. During the late 70’s and early 80’s, he set records for completing the most miles in a 24 - hour period and setting a Guinness record for running across the United States in 48 days.
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