Many people would to run just one marathon. They would months of training to into shape to last the 42.195-km distance. However, marathons no problem for Australian runner Erchana Murray-Bartlett. She has just 150 of them - every day for 150 days. The 32-year-old 6,329 km from Queensland, at the top of Australia, to Melbourne, at the bottom. Her five-month coast-to-coast run a new world record. It's the most consecutive daily marathons ever run by a woman. She the previous record of 106 marathons in 106 days. Ms Murray-Bartlett is a professional runner. She out on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics, so she her sights on a record-breaking challenge.
Murray-Bartlett on her marathon number of marathons to awareness of the extinction crisis in Australia. Many species of animals and plants are out in her country. Australia is rich in biodiversity, but has the worst rate of mammal loss of any country. Her run has $70,000 for the conservation charity the Wilderness Society. She said it an incredibly tough five months, but she she could do it. She said: "Even though sometimes you are in sweat and flies, and everything , I thought: 'No, I can go one more kilometre' or: 'No, I can go 500 more metres'. If you keep stringing together little tiny goals, you can it." This a lesson for us all.