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Fastest one mile carrying 40 lb pack

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  • Who: Lee Riley

  • What: Fastest one mile carrying 40 lb pack

  • Where: United Kingdom

The fastest time to run one mile carrying a 40 lb pack is 5 minutes and 16.9 seconds, achieved by Lee Riley (UK) at Cumberland Sports Ground in Crewe, Cheshire, UK on 12 November 2011.

Lee ran 1609.344 m carrying a weight of 18.1 kg.


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