Interview with first Swiss 3100 mile finisher Pushkar Müllauer

Christopher Pushkar Müllauer of Zürich became the first Swiss to finish New York's 3,100-mile Self-Transcendence race--the longest certified race in the world, equivalent to 118 marathons in under 50 days. (KEYSTONE / Sri Chinmoy Marathon / Yowan Gauthier)49 days, 2 hours, 57 minutes and 3 seconds. That’s how long it took Christopher Pushkar Müllauer to become the first Swiss athlete to run the Self-Transcendence race–-all 4988 kilometers of it. (That works out to about 100 kilometers a day.) It’s the longest certified race in the world, launched in 1997 by fitness guru and philosopher Sri Chinmoy, comprised of running 5,649 times around a block of 883 meters in New York City’s Queens borough. The winner, Finland’s Aalto Asprihanal, took just 43 days, 16 hours and 28 minutes. WRS’s (World Radio Switzerland) Carla Drysdale asked the 37-year-old Zurich man how he feels now: here is the link.

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