Q & A With Record Holder Mike Sheehy

We just got done chatting with the still very exhausted Mike Sheehy, the current Guinness World Record holder for the Most Miles Ran in Seven Days! He shattered the previous record by more than 50 miles and ran every step of the way with KT Tape -- the pain-reliever and support he swears by as he runs great distances for a great cause. Photo of Sheehy courtesy: Michael Brooks Check out an excerpt from our interview -- How are you feeling? Sheehy: I am totally exhausted physically and mentally. I am feeling better physically, but mentally and emotionally still drained, but proud. The outpouring of community support from the folks in San Diego was overwhelming and amazing. I felt really connected to the area and met some amazing people. The support just keeps coming in. We've set a new goal of $50,000 and are currently at $45,000 and it's still climbing. Tell us about your motivation. All proceeds from this went directly to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. I was simply a mechanism to raise money for a worthy cause. While it was certainly very cool to break a Guinness World Record, it certainly wasn't the main motivation. Once I received my plaque for breaking a World Record, I gave it right over to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. How did KT Tape help? Oh, KT Tape and I have a long history together! I got started using KT Tape back in January when I ran from Phoenix to San Diego. I taped up my painful Achilles tendinitis and Plantar Fasciitis and have been using it ever since. I also had to tape up my IT band last week to complete the run. KT Tape is super easy for me to apply. I just follow the instructions provided in the box and can run virtually pain-free. My coach was stunned how well I was able to train and run with KT Tape. I really appreciate KT Tape being a huge part of this fundraiser--I couldn't have completed the run without it! Great speaking with you, Mike--we are huge fans, and we're thrilled to be along for the ride.  Er, run.