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Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek is a world-renowned ultramarathon champion and the former 24-hour American record holder (165.7 miles - 6 1/2 marathons in one day) who trains and races on a plant-based diet. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness and has prominently appeared in the bestsellers Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen and The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman. He has additionally been featured in The New York Times, CNN, USA Today, Time, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous additional media. [+]