Andrea Marcato extended his lead, managing yet another 70 mile + day. He now edges close towards the 2,000 mile mark. He is so focused that he barely stops during the day, trying to keep moving as much as possible and eating on the move.
Unfortunately, today the weather might be testing as the spill over of Hurricane Ian will make itself felt in the New York area. But, the runners are well used to taking everything the weather can throw at them in their stride.
Lo Wei Ming is attempting to make his second consecutive finish of the 3100 Mile Race. He has kept up an excellent consistent daily mileage, currently averaging just under 66 miles.
Pounding the concrete sidewalks for up to 16 hours a day can be real test for the runners mind and body. Each runner has there own way of dealing with these tests Here, Wei Ming relaxes and recharges his energies by a brief exercise of Tai Chi.
Stephen recently had to take a few days off due to painful blisters on his feet. But, after a few days rest and expert attention he is moving well again. He explains how he has readjusted his goal to stay the course for 52 days and gain the most from sharing the experience with all the other runners and helpers.
Nina (Huang Lan) is another first time entrant to the 3100 Mile Race and has impressed everyone with her cheerfulness and enthusiasm. In this video she shares her thoughts after passing the half-way mark, offering an upbeat assessment.
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