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New Zealand man runs marathon in an enormous beer can


If you thought you’d seen all of it: on Sunday, an ultrarunner from Dunedin, N.Z., Glenn Sutton, ran his native marathon dressed as an enormous beer can. Sutton completed the marathon in six hours and 12 minutes.

Glen Sutton and his selfmade Emerson’s Tremendous Quench beer can. Picture: Glenn Sutton/Fb

The selfmade beer can weighed about 45 lb., which made it powerful to hold round for 42.2 kilometres. Surprisingly, Sutton didn’t come final (he completed third-last).

Emerson’s Brewery was the proud sponsor of the Dunedin Marathon, which noticed practically 2,000 rivals run the wonderful streets of sunny Dunedin on Sunday.

Sutton mentioned the concept behind his distinctive costume was to have some enjoyable and help the working trade after a few powerful pandemic years.

He additionally mentioned in a Fb put up that he was blown over by robust winds in the course of the race, taking a roll with 5 km to go.

“There was no harm to me, however the can was dented and is in want of minor repairs,” wrote Sutton.

The selfmade beer can weighed round 45 lb. Picture: Glenn Sutton/Fb

In Could 2021, Sutton accomplished a 600 km nonstop run between Milford Sound and Mount Cook dinner to lift cash for charity.

Sutton ran for 101 hours straight and raised over NZ $20,000 for his area people hospice.



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