The 23rd Annual Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race got underway yesterday in Queens New York. Eight runners began this longest annual race in the world and have 52 days to complete the journey, an average of 59.6 miles per day. The runners begin at 6 a.m. each day and run for extended periods taking breaks as needed. They can continue as late as 12 midnight when the course closes for the night.
By the close of the first day Ashprihanal Aalto (FIN) completed 85.06 miles, three laps clear of Vasu Duzhiy’s (RUS) 83.41 miles. Ananda-Lahari Zucsin covered (SVK) 82.32 miles. All runners exceeded 70 except Harita Davies (NZL) who finished with 68 for the day. Full results will be updated tomorrow.
Race website: 3100.srichinmoyraces.org
Event coverage: Perfection-Journey