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We all know Sonic is fast, but does he have the stamina to keep up his speed for extended periods of time? What's the farthest he's run in a single sprint? He doesn't need to be using his max speed, but should at least be going "Sonic fast" (ie. no jogging), and not using any special tech other than his normal running shoes.

Answers from the games, shows, and comics are all acceptable.

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    If gameplay is included, then he can run indefinitely. In particular, I remember a blue spheres level (probably played it on Mega Collection) where you could go around the checkered sphere in a straight line without needing to turn or jump (a level with the same principal can be found here I think). Thus leaving the game alone on such a stage would allow Sonic to run forever. I'm sure there are other games where something similar happens but that's what came to my mind. – Laurel Jul 24 '18 at 18:13
  • @Laurel I'm not asking how far he can run, I'm asking how far he has run. I can see where you got that idea though. – DCOPTimDowd Jul 25 '18 at 18:17
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If I remember correctly, there is a story in one of the Fleetway STC strips where Dr Robotnik lures Sonic to one side of Mobius, then fires an orbital laser at the other. Sonic makes it back to the other side of the planet to foil his plan to vaporize the Green Hill Zone in about 8 seconds.

EDIT - for clarity, it is issue 11, Robotnik targets the Emerald Hill Zone, and Sonic has to make it in 5 seconds. He manages it in 4 and a half.

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    That's a nice find. If you have access to some of the panels, please edit them into your answer to improve your post :) – Jenayah Apr 25 at 23:11
  • Also, if you have the dimensions of Mobius, that'd be nice too. :) – DCOPTimDowd Apr 26 at 19:51
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In the games his speed is limited only by the obstacles in the way, or water. No speed meters. No fatigue. Just stop signs.

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    So what's the farthest distance Sonic the Hedgehog has ever run, then? – Valorum Apr 25 at 21:15

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