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MUIC Alumnus and PE Instructor Completes 7 Marathons in 7 Continents in 7 Days

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MUIC Alumnus and PE Instructor Completes 7 Marathons in 7 Continents in 7 Days

Mr. Lookpetch Mikkel Nielsen, a Business Administration alumnus (Class of 1998) successfully participated in the World Marathon Challenge, competing in seven marathon events in seven continents in seven days.

Mr. Nielsen and his wife Sasiwimon are the first Thai couple to finish this grueling marathon event which lasted from February 6 to 12, 2019 and which has brought both of them to Novo, Antarctica; Cape Town, South Africa; Perth, Australia; Dubai, UAE; Madrid, Spain; Santiago, Chile; Miami, Florida, USA.

Completing the standard marathon distance of 42.2 kilometers in each of the seven marathon events (or a total of 295.4 km), the two of them each clocked a total of 44:41:20. They finished each marathon leg in an average of six hours, rested a bit, then boarded the competition’s chartered plane for the next destination.

A part-time PE instructor at MUIC who teaches a course on running, Mr. Nielsen is a marathoner, ultramarathoner and triathlete who has participated in the Challenge Copenhagen, the Hong Kong 100 Km, and is a member of the 7 Continents Marathon Club and the Marathon Grand Slam Club.

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