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Pair will dash through all 468 subway stations

A pair of mathematically minded long-distance runners plan to break the speed record for the fastest dash through New York City's subway system.

Co-workers Chris Solarz and Matt Ferrisi said they've developed software to help them lay out the best route to take Thursday in their bid to set a new Guinness world record.

"We've been studying for six months - it's not that complicated," Ferrisi, a quantitative analyst from Astoria, told the Daily News.

They will have to visit each of the 468 subway stations in the system using only local trains. The current record is 24 hours, 54 minutes and 3 seconds.

They plan to start at the Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue station in Queens. Their last stop is the Canarsie-Rockaway Station in Brooklyn. They'll take along with them chewy candies, energy bars and mixed nuts.

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