The warm weather continued again today, but at least there was a nice breeze for a few hours. Ashprihanal Aalto continued his surge by leading everyone with 70.2 miles, although Yuri Trostenyuk kept his overall lead with a damage-controlled 64.7 miles. The two men were the only runners to pass 60 miles for the day.Yuri's lead has dwindled from 26 miles to 20. Atmavir Petr Spacil had another disastrous day in 92º F heat, his mountain to the top increased to nearly 50 miles from third place. Kaneenika Janakova had a little resurgence of 57 miles to continue her quest to finish on the last day.
The weather picture for the next 6 days is hopeful, so expect everyone to pick up their pace a little. Now the race has become a survival to the finish,
The first finisher could reach the finish line as early as next Thursday, August 4, if things break right.