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To officially complete the Race Across America (RAAM) riders must finish the 3,000-mile course within 12 days, covering a minimum of 250 miles a day.

This year’s winner, Christoph Strasser did it in 8 days 8 hours 6 minutes. He averaged nearly 400 miles a day and only had 7.5 hours rest during the cross-country event.

Just over 200 solo racers have completed the race in the past three decades making the RAAM one of the world’s toughest endurance races.

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