41 days, 8 hours, 16 minutes and 29 seconds it took for Madhupran to manage the 3100 miles. This is more then 29 hours less then his world record time of the year 2002.


At the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile-Race in New York the fifty years old exceptional athlete from Solingen (Germany) run an average of 120,88 km per day to reach this performance. After being congratulated by all his fellow runners and helpers, the winner run another 13 laps to complete the 5000 km. After the race Madhupran said: "It's really great I did it. And I am greatly pleased. Somehow it is also a pity that it's over. Because running means also freedom for me." Originally the ultra runner planed to run even 6000 km but because of the big heat in New York he gave up this task.

The Finn Asprihanal Aalto came in second and the third place went to last year's winner Srdjan Stojanovich from Serbia.

There is also good news to report from Austrian section: Smarana Puntigam stood sixth with a personal best of 48 days, 13 hours, 38 minutes and 48 seconds. Diganta Rainald Pobitzer, who went injured at the start, finished the race in 50 days, 11 hours, 52 minutes and 27 seconds.