Saturday, January 02, 2010

Ryan Second In Thar Desert Endurance Race

Michael Ryan has placed 2nd overall in the Rajasthan Thar Desert Endurance Run which took place in India from Dec 25 -29! Michael ran 5 marathons in 5 days through desert sands, salt flats and crowded streets of the Thar Desert Region of India, often in temperatures reaching 30 degrees.

His times for the various legs of the endurance run are as follows:
  • Day 1: Pokhran - Pokhran Salt Flats 42km - 4hrs 10mins
  • Day 2: Pokhran - D-Day aka Dunes Day 42km - 6hrs 19mins
  • Day 3: Pokhran - Phalodi: MIxed Terrain Salt Flats and Highway 42km - 4hrs 44mins
  • Day 4: Phalodi-Osiyan Highway/Villages 42km - 4hrs 21mins
  • Day 5: Osiyan-Rohet Garh Highway/Villages in Heavy Traffic 42km - 4hrs 33mins
Total time 24 hours 7 minutes.