Running 150 miles in ONE day
wasn't a problem for the
"Andsome Charlie" STILL holds the
world record for running the furthest distance for 6 days (12 hours per day)
at the Royal Aquarium, Westminster, London, in April/May, of 1885.
Apart from winning many trophies
in his career, Rowell would secure incredible prize money amounting to what is equivalent to a staggering
$$$ One Million Dollars $$$
in today's money for winning
just two races in 1879.
The Astley Belt,
which was won outright by Charlie,
can be viewed at the