He was inspired to start running when he witnessed his dad, Daniel Toocheck, cross the finish line at the NYC Marathon.
After completing a half marathon Nik noticed how much energy he still had left so he asked his parents if he could try running a full marathon.
Then he had the idea to run a marathon on all seven continents.
After checking with sports medicine doctors and pediatricians Nik’s parents decided to help him pursue his seven continent goal.
In September of 2014 he completed this goal setting a World Record at age 11 and raising over $40,000 for Operation Warm an organization that provides new coats to underprivileged children. Continue Reading →