These athletes have conquered the continent from west to east after crossing 12 states in 7 days and 16 hours 46 minutes! At 8 AM local time they crossed the finnishing line in Annapolis, Maryland, in second place in their category ( male 50-59). Average speed 16.44 miles/ hour, equevalent to 26,45 km/hour.
Sjur takes his last shower on the road Saturday at 22 o’clock. Axel and Hans help to cover him from the other customers at the gasstation in Hancock, Maryland. Tomorrow, early Sunday, they will reach the finnish line
Jørgen has just finnished the climb up to Dayton, West Virginia. The top of «Cheat Mountain 2476» climb. He sends off Peter down the hills and into the last state of the race, Maryland.
Sabine gives Peter’s muscels lifesaving treatment in Blanchester, Ohio. At the timestation in this little town they had put up a massagebench. And the first TS with cheering supporters!
Peter lays down in the shade in Wycomb, Indiana, after some hard miles in 87*F. But after 5 minutes he was back on his feet. 600 miles to go!
Jürgen leaves Greensburg, Indiana, in busy traffic. Next state, Ohio, will soon be entered.
At noon today (Thursday June 23rd) the team exceeded the distance of La Vuelta a Espana 2021, 1993 miles, about 3.190 kms.
Kjell sends Sjur further while capturing the moment with his phone. In the background the mediacrewmember Dag also gets his shots
Follow Vehicle 2 with Rolf at the wheel takes a short break at noon in the shadow in Kingman, a typical Kansas small town. Also in the car is Sabine and a resting racer, Peter.
At the Cuchara Pass summit yesterday Dag and Ingar was approached by RAAM’s media team, and photographed with a suitable background. The photo was then published on RAAM’s own Facebook site.
The SEW Eurodrive team crossed the halfway point this morning (local time). Only 1518.9 miles to go, that’s about 2430 km.