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Ashprihanal Pekka Aalto (born August 27, 1970) is a Finnish ultramarathon runner who began running as a hobby at age 25.[1] He currently works as a courier. Aalto is a member of The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team. Tarja Halonen the President of Finland recognized 2006 him as a "International Ambassador of Sport".[2]

History

At 1999 he started running multi-day races.[3] He ranked all-time second at the 3100 mile Race 2006. On October 29, 2006 Aalto finished the San Francisco One Day 24 hour endurance race in first place, logging just over 125 miles (201 km) in a 24-hour period. Aalto is a three time champion of The Self-Transcendece Six Day Race in New York City. For three straight years he ran all three yearly Self-Transcendence multidays in New York (six days, 3,100 miles (5,000 km), 700 miles).[1] He has won world's longest certified footrace, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race eight times, finishing the 2015 race at record time 40 days 09:06:21 for a daily average of 76.776 miles (123.559 km).[4][5]

Races

Races
Year Races Distance (Miles) Time (days, hours, minutes, seconds) Placing
1999 Sri Chinmoy Ultra Trio 700 Mile Race 700 09:09:10:40 [6] 1.
2000 Sri Chinmoy Ultra Trio 700 Mile Race 700 09:09:44:59 [6] 1.
2000 Self-Transcendence 10 Day Race 669 [6] 10:00:00:00 2.
2000 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 47:13:29:55 [7] 1.
2001 Self-Transcendence 10 Day Race 349 [2] 10:00:00:00
2001 Sri Chinmoy Ultra Trio 700 Mile Race 700 09:20:32:29 [6] 1.
2001 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 48:10:56:12 [2][7] 1.
2002 Self-Transcendence 6 Day Race 422 [2][6]06:00:00:00 1.
2002 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 46:13:27:51 [2][7][8] 2.
2003 Self-Transcendence 6 Day Race 457 [2][6] 06:00:00:00 1.
2004 Self-Transcendence 6 Day Race 433 [2][6] 06:00:00:00 1.
2004 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 46:06:55:11 [2][6] 1.
2005 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 49:10:28:49 [2][7][8] 2.
2006 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 43:15:49:33 [2][6][8][9] 2.
2007 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 43:04:26:32 [2][7][9] 1.
2008 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 44:02:42:15 [6][9] 1.
2009 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 43:16:28:06 [6][9] 1.
2010 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 46:07:37:24 [6][9]1.
2011 Self-Transcendence 6 Day Race 467 [6] 06:00:00:00 2.
2011 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 46:07:37:24 [6][9] 3.
2012 Self-Transcendence 6 Day Race 470 [6]06:00:00:00 2.
2013 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 48:16:14:33 [6][9] 3.
2014 Self-Transcendence 10 Day Race 833 [8][10] 10:00:00:00 1.
2015 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race 3100 40:09:06:21 [4][5] 1.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 fi.srichinmoyraces.org Asprihanal Pekka Wave (Translated from finnish) (2013-02-17). Retrieved on 2013-04-09.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 multidays.com Asprihanal Pekka Aalto Asprihanal Pekka Aalto (2011-06-25). Retrieved on 2013-04-09.
  3. redbull.com This guy ran 5,000km around the block (2015-08-25). Retrieved on 2015-09-08.
  4. 4.0 4.1 srichinmoybio.co.uk Flying Aalto wins 3100 Mile Race in record time (2015-07-25). Retrieved on 2015-07-25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 runnersworld.com Finn Shatters Record in World's Longest Certified Footrace (2015-07-29). Retrieved on 2015-09-08.
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 DUV Statistic (2012). Retrieved on 2013-04-09.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 lebedev.org Winnerlist 1997 - 2011. Retrieved on 2013-09-09.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 us.srichinmoyraces.org 10 Day Final Results - 2014, Men (2014-04-29). Retrieved on 2014-05-03.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 srichinmoyraces.org 3100 Mile Race Results (2012-06-08). Retrieved on 2013-04-10.
  10. The Wall Street Journal Runners Race for Enlightenment in Ultra Marathon Inspired by Indian Guru (2014-04-30). Retrieved on 2014-05-03.

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