Mark Covert


Icon. Legend. Coach.

Mark Covert was the first person to ever cross a finish line wearing Nike Waffles. He did this in the 1972 Olympic Trials Marathon. Mark finished the race in seventh with a time of 2 hours and 23 minutes.

They called him “Bushman”.

From 1968 to 2013 Mark ran an average of nine miles every single day and he never missed a day. During his 45 year streak, Mark ran more than 160,000.

Mark is now the Head Coach at Antelope Valley College, and is enshrined in 6 Hall of Fames.

Check out mark covert’s final run: