Ashprihanal finishes Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race in 47 d 1:39:34 h

ashprihanal-2.jpgAshprihanal Aalto won the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race for a record ninth time, turning in a solid performance under difficult summer weather conditions. He finished 3100 miles in 47 days+01:39:34, making an average of 65.864 miles/105.998 km per day. The wiry Finn received congratulations from the Finnish Consul General after completing this event for the 15th time in his sparkling career. Since 1999, Ashprihanal has run 30 multi-day events, reaching the podium in all 30, and winning 21 of them. He has accumulated 56,138.567 miles (90,346.260 km) in these 30 events. Amazing stuff. The non-plussed but humble runner was serenaded by singers, friends, reporters and cameramen after crossing the line. He thanked all his supporters, and those responsible for getting him to the finish line so many times. He is truly a special athlete.

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