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Table 1 History of transcontinental footraces

From: The Transeurope Footrace Project: longitudinal data acquisition in a cluster randomized mobile MRI observational cohort study on 44 endurance runners at a 64-stage 4,486km transcontinental ultramarathon

No race: date route total distance days, stages mean stage distance star -tera fin-ishera
C.C. Pyle's International Trans-continental Foot Races (Bunion Derbies 1928, 1929) [2527]
1. 1928: 4 March - 24 May Los Angeles - New York 5,509 km 3,423 miles 84 65.6 km/d 40.8 miles/d 199 55 28%
2. 1929: 21 March - 8 June New York - Los Angeles 5,509 km 3,423 miles 84 65.6 km/d 40.8 miles/d 80 31 39%
Trans America Foot Races 1992-95 [28, 29]
3. 1992: 20 June - 22 August Huntington Beach - New York 4,722 km 2,935 miles 64 73.8 km/d 45.9 miles/d 28 13 46%
4. 1993: 19 June - Aug.21 Huntington Beach - New York 4,686 km 2,912 miles 64 73.8 km/d 45.9 miles/d 13 6 46%
5. 1994: June 18 - 20 August Huntington Beach - New York 4,708 km 2,926 miles 64 73.6 km/d 45.7 miles/d 14 5 36%
6. 1995: 17 June 17 - 19 August Huntington Beach - New York 4,676 km 2,906 miles 64 73.1 km/d 45.4 miles/d 14 10 71%
Trans Australia Foot Race 2001
7. 2001: 6 January - 11 March Perth - Canberra 4,109 km 2,553 miles 63 67.8 km/d 42.1 miles/d 24 14 58%
Run Across America 2002
8. 2002: 15 June - 24 August New York - Huntington Beach 4,961 km 3,084 miles 71 68.9 km/d 42.8 miles/d 11 8 73%
10. 2004: 15 June - 24 August Huntington Beach - New York 4,961 km 3,084 miles 71 68.9 km/d 42.8 miles/d 10 6 60%
Trans Europe Foot Races 2003, 2009 [3033]
9. 2003: 19 April - 21 June Lisbon, Portugal - Moscow 5,020 km 3,119 miles 64 79.5 km/d 49.4 miles/d 44 22 50%
11. 2009: 19 April - 21 June Bari, Italy - North Cape 4,486 km 2,787 miles 64 70.1 km/d 43.6 miles/d 67 46 69%
Run Across America 2011: LANY (Los Angeles to New York)
12. 2011: 19 June - 27 August Huntington Beach - New York 5,157 km 3,205 miles 70 73.7 km/d 45.8 miles/d 14 8 57%
  1. atotal: 528 starters, 224 finishers. 42.4% (some of these have made more than one crossing)