It's official: Ontario man is the world's top half-marathon joggler
It turns out Michal Kapral is a bit of a high-concept running wunderkind.
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Dedicated joggers may be born with the drive to run, but Michal Kapral was born with something else entirely.
The Ontario man is the proud owner of an official Guinness World Record certificate after his solid joggling performance at a Toronto half marathon.
Wait, what? "Joggling?"
Yes, friends. Joggling. An impressive hybrid feat that combines a classic test of physical endurance with an equally classic party trick.
Accompanied by a trio of balls and some significant dexterity, Kapral joggled his way to the record book at the 2014 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, where he ran a 1:20:40 half-marathon — beating his own previous record by nearly three minutes.
The joggling wunderkind first took up the odd hobby as a charity stunt in 2005, and has been "joggling like a madman" ever since, according to Competitor.com.
The madman also happens to hold the records for the 10K and marathon categories, as well.
If his joggling records seem a little too daunting and you're looking for other high-concept challenges to earn a Guinness nod, you might want to steer clear of the fastest marathon with a baby stroller category, too.
Kapral marked that record at 2:49.
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