Self-Confidence: An Interview with Jasmin Paris About Her 2024 Barkley Marathons Finish

May 10, 2024

Jasmin Paris (U.K.) made history on March 22 in the waning minutes of the 2024 Barkley Marathons, when she came around the final corner of the finishing road. No woman had ever finished four laps of five-lap race before, let alone the whole thing. After two previous attempts at the event in 2022 and 2023, Paris put in a final, determined sprint to the sound of everyone in the area providing every ounce of encouragement they could. She arrived at the yellow gate start/finish line in a time of 59 hours, 58 minutes, and 21 seconds, with just 99 seconds left before the 60-hour cutoff. I Run Far