Letterkenny’s Caitriona Jennings looking to make history

Letterkenny AC's Caitriona Jennings will attempt to break the 100k World Record in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States this coming Saturday 23rd January.

Caitriona will be part of a multi-national assault on the world record attempt.

It's being organised by running footwear giant Hoka who’s Project Carbon X 2 challenge sees Jennings, one of 40 Ultra runners across the globe taking competing one of two races Chiba Japan or Arizona.

The current women’s mark is 6 hours 33 mins 11 seconds, the men’s is 6 hours 9 minutes 14 seconds.

This is the second edition of the event (the first took place in May 2019), and it is set to feature some of the world’s best, including world record holders Jim Walmsley and Camille Herron.

The U.S. event will be livestreamed for free at hokaoneone.com and the Japan event will be livestreamed for free at hokaoneone.jp.