Martin Parnell has one day before he hits the startline of the 150km Calgary Marathon beginning at Eau Claire Plaza.

While Parnell has been mentally and physically gearing up to run 150km in under 20 hours he is also geared up.

We caught up with Parnell, Wednesday (May 24), to see what gear is required to complete this feat.

Parnell will also be hooked up to the latest technology and followed by coach, scientist, and athlete, Malc Kent.

Kent will be watching and recording data from sensors Martin will be wearing providing Kent with roughly 20 hours worth of data.

Data will be recorded and Kent will be able to study not only Martin's performance but provide incredible knowledge on how the body responds over 150km.

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