After 194 hours of constant running, the 18th edition of Monaco’s No Finish Line came to a close on Sunday 19th November in the presence of Prince Albert II, who turned out to support participants and the event despite ongoing celebrations of the principality’s National Day.
It was another record year for the charity event, which asks participants to complete a 1.4km course as many times as possible over a week. In total, 12,967 people took part – 1,000 more than during last year’s event – and an incredible 436,963kms were realised. This means that 436,963€ will be donated by various partners to projects that help sick and disadvantaged children around the world. Since No Finish Line began nearly two decades ago, over 3.5 million euros have gone towards similar projects.
The Prince’s Cup, which is awarded to the person who runs the furthest distance, went to Italian Fausto Parigi. He managed an extremely impressive 1,026kms between Saturday 11th and Sunday 19th November, and became the fifth person in the history of the event to run more than 1,000kms. Mimi Chevillon was the woman to run the longest distance, completing 794kms over the same period. It’s the third year in a row that she has held the title.
376 groups took part in the 2017 edition, with the Fondation Sancta Devota équipe finishing first with 13,903kms. Barclays Monaco and Fight Aids came second with 13,452kms and JB Pastor & Fils in third (11,560kms).