Dean Karnazes

An acclaimed endurance athlete, Dean Karnazes has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Among his many accomplishments, he’s run across the Sahara in 120-degree temperatures, and he’s run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40-degrees. In 2006, Dean ran 50 marathons, in all 50 U.S. states, in 50 consecutive days. Dean, one of the world’s most prolific runners, is recognized internationally as a transcendent leader in the running community, inspiring everyone from the casual running enthusiast to the avid ultra-marathoner.