Roy's record however, has now been beat and by about one entire minute. The new record holder clocked in at 26:03.
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The video below purports to be from the Corporate Broadcasting Company, which is some sort of anonymous quasi-anarchist global collective dedicated to "IDEAS MEDIA PEOPLE."
They open their attempt by paying homage to "the great Alex Roy" and his record-breaking Manhattan run, as well as his record-breaking Transcontinental Run. Also, symbolically, Claude Lelouch's C'etait un Rendezvous, which infamously recorded the director's illegal run through the streets of Paris one morning.
Though they've chosen to remain anonymous, they've shared numerous details about their journey. They can be seen driving a Saturn Sky convertible.
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