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Scott Jurek

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Date of Birth October 26, 1973
Age 48 years, 1 months, 13 days
Place of Birth Duluth
Country United States
Profession Runner
Horoscope Scorpio

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Scott Jurek net worth, birthday, age, height, weight, wiki, fact 2020-21! In this article, we will discover how old is Scott Jurek? Who is Scott Jurek dating now & how much money does Scott Jurek have?

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Parents Gordon Jurek, Lynn Diane Jurek
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Spouse Jenny Uehisa , Leah Jurek
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Scott Jurek Biography

Scott Jurek is a famous Runner, who was born on October 26, 1973 in United States. Decorated runner whose considered to be the one of best ultramarathon runners in the world. He’s taken first place in multiple prestigious races several times over and has had a career that’s spanned over two decades without waning. He’s the author of Eat & Run, an autobiography that also explores the influence a plant-based diet has had on his life and North, a memoir about his experiences running the Appalachian Trail. According to Astrologers, Scott Jurek's zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Scott Gordon Jurek (born October 26, 1973) is an American ultramarathoner, author, and public speaker. Throughout his running career, Jurek was one of the most dominant ultramarathon runners in the world, winning the Hardrock Hundred (2007), the Badwater Ultramarathon (2005, 2006), the Spartathlon (2006, 2007, 2008), and the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run (1999–2005). In 2010, at the 24-Hour World Championships in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France, Jurek won a silver medal behind Shingo Inoue and set a new US record for distance run in 24 hours with 165.7 miles (an average pace of 8 minutes and 42 seconds per mile). Jurek has followed a vegetarian diet since 1997, and a vegan diet since 1999.

He’s had two children with wife Jenny and they’ve lived in Boulder, Colorado.

During his college years, Jurek continued to compete in the 50 mile Minnesota Voyageur, finishing second in 1994 and 1995 and winning the race in 1996, 1997, and 1998, when he set the current course record of 6:41:16. After graduation, he moved to Seattle, where he began competing on a national level, in 1998 winning the Zane Grey Highline Trail 50 Mile Run and the McKenzie River Trail Run 50K, and placing second in his first 100-mile race, the Angeles Crest.

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Raised in Proctor, Minnesota, Jurek is of part Polish descent. He is the son of Lynn (Swapinski) and Gordon Jurek. His childhood involved a strong connection with nature developed through hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. Jurek began trail running as a child but did not run long distances until his sophomore year in high school when he started cross training with running to prepare for Nordic skiing. Although he hated running at first, after spending summers running on trails with ski poles, he found a new passion for trail running. On a challenge from training partner Dusty Olson, Jurek ran the Minnesota Voyageur 50 Mile in 1994, placing second in his first attempt at an ultramarathon, without even having run a marathon in training. Olson later served as Jurek’s pacer in many races.

Scott Jurek Net Worth

Scott Jurek is one of the richest Runner & listed on most popular Runner. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Scott Jurek net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Scott Jurek Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
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Source of Income Runner
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House Living in own house.

He’s originally from Minnesota and grew up spending much of his time outdoors. He started distance running in high school and he placed in his first ultramarathon in 1994 at the age of 21.

Raised in Proctor, Minnesota, Jurek is of part Polish descent. He is the son of Lynn (Swapinski) and Gordon Jurek. His childhood involved a strong connection with nature developed through hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. Jurek began trail running as a child but did not run long distances until his sophomore year in high school when he started cross training with running to prepare for Nordic skiing. Although he hated running at first, after spending summers running on trails with ski poles, he found a new passion for trail running. On a challenge from training partner Dusty Olson, Jurek ran the Minnesota Voyageur 50 Mile in 1994, placing second in his first attempt at an ultramarathon, without even having run a marathon in training. Olson later served as Jurek’s pacer in many races.

Jurek was the valedictorian of his high school class at Proctor High School. He attended the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science in 1996 and a master’s degree in Physical Therapy in 1998.

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He’s also a public speaker and uses his platform to inspire others to following in his footsteps – he’s said repeatedly that he believes anyone can run an ultramarathon.

Jurek is an advocate of plant-based eating for health and ethical/environmental reasons, and he cites his diet as the key to his athletic performance and recovery. He gave up eating meat in 1997 and became totally plant based in 1999, motivated by the belief that poor nutrition was responsible for the chronic illnesses he saw in his family and in his physical therapy patients.

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In 2005, just a few weeks after winning Western States, Jurek set a new course record in the Badwater Ultramarathon, widely considered one of the world’s most difficult races. Jurek came from behind to win despite temperatures of 120 °F (49 °C), dealing with the heat by periodically stopping to immerse himself in a cooler of ice.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Runner. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Scott Jurek celebrates birthday on October 26 of every year.

In 1999, Jurek won the 100-mile Western States Endurance Run on his first attempt, defeating five-time champion Tim Twietmeyer and becoming only the second non-Californian to win the race. He would go on to win Western States a record seven consecutive times. In 2004, he bested Mike Morton’s 1997 time to set a new course record of 15 hours and 36 minutes.

In 2006, Jurek traveled to Mexico’s Copper Canyon with a group of runners including Christopher McDougall and Jenn Shelton to participate in a race against the Tarahumara organized by Micah True, also known as “Caballo Blanco”. Jurek narrowly lost to the fastest Tarahumara runner, Arnulfo Quimare, but in 2007 Jurek returned to win the race. McDougall’s book about the 2006 trip, Born to Run, significantly raised Jurek’s profile.

Jurek repeated his Badwater victory in 2006, a year that also saw his first of three consecutive victories in the Spartathlon, a 153-mile race between Athens and Sparta in Greece. In 2007, he also won the Hardrock Hundred, setting a new course record.

On May 14, 2010, in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France, Jurek broke the USATF all-surface record for distance run by an American in 24 hours with 165.7 miles (266.6 km). His finish earned him a silver medal and helped the American men’s team take a bronze overall.

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