Ultra-runner targeting record for 800-mile Arizona Trail run

Cronkite News

Michael Boylan

Running 800 miles may seem like insanity to some people, but Michael Versteeg knew he’d get around to trying it one day. “The Arizona Trail, I mean even before I started running, had always been a bucket-list item of mine,” Versteeg said. That day has arrived as the 31-year-old Arizona native and ultra-runner gears up to attempt to complete the entire Arizona Trail in the fastest known time.

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