The top three men have all passed 2500 miles, and things have gotten even more interesting. Yuri Trostenyuk continues to define his consistency in this race, unwrapping another 66.95 mile day as the temperature was in the low 90's with a little less humidity. Ashprihanal Aalto, however, has awoken from his physical maladies to climb into second place with a fine 70.79 mile day. He wants to finish this race as soon as possible, he says, so 70 miles seems like a good mark to aim at- on a daily basis. He trails Yuri by 25.9 miles, so he can put lots of pressure on the frontrunner if he continues to reach his goal of 70. The five days of the heatwave have an end in sight, finally, so good weather can reveal perhaps greater capacity and normalcy from the 'Big Three'. We have never had a three-man race this close with less than 600 miles to go. Should be fun to watch.
Yuri Trostenyuk- 4000 km-37 days+04:57:10
Atmavir Petr Spacil-4000 km-37 days+10:41:23
Ashprihanal Aalto-4000 km-37 days+12:47:51
Yuri Trostenyuk-2500 miles-37 days+09:09:44
Ashprihanal Aalto-2500 mile-37 days+16:41:14
Atmavir Petr Spacil-2500 miles-37 days+17:15:11