Conquering inner devils in completing brutal 990km long run

Singaporean Chris Yeo, 45, during the Monarch's Way Ultra, dubbed the longest non-stop race in Britain. He completed the race in 13 days.
Singaporean Chris Yeo, 45, during the Monarch's Way Ultra, dubbed the longest non-stop race in Britain. He completed the race in 13 days.PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRIS YEO

Singaporean 1 of 3 to finish physically & mentally brutal 990km race after dropping out in 2017

Chris Yeo walked the talk - literally - in completing the 615-mile (990km) Monarch's Way Ultra last weekend. The Singaporean, who finished the race in 13 days on June 1, was one of only three participants who completed the gruelling journey, dubbed the longest non-stop race in Britain.

Ten runners had begun the footrace that started in Worcester on May 19, Yeo's 45th birthday, and ended in Shoreham-by-Sea, a town 77km south of London.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'Conquering inner devils in long run'. Print Edition | Subscribe