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Runner Races Through Beaufort County To Beat World Record

Running for a special cause, is the reason one man from Iran is braving the heat and rain.
If you traveled along Highway 17 from Williamston towards New Bern on Saturday, you probably passed this man in yellow. Reza Baluchi hopes to break the current 26-year-old world record for longest, solo run around the perimeter of the Continental U.S., which is 10,608 miles in 9 months. Reza hopes to finish that run in 7 months, at an average of 60 miles a day or about six miles an hour.

Reza also hopes to raise money for the Children's Hospital in Denver.

Reza started on June 17 in New York City's Central Park


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