Record-holding cross country runner passes through GR

Makes fifth run across U.S.

"Wyoming is the wild west," Bjorn Suneson said Saturday evening.

Suneson, a 68-year-old Swedish runner, was taking refuge from the heavy rains in the Dusty Trails Café at Point of Rocks, passing through Green River just a day or two before. He was enjoying a long awaited sip of a cold Pepsi; something he doesn't get the chance to drink on a whim while running an average of 33 miles a day.

Suneson holds the world record for most solo coast-to-coast runs across the United States, and is currently on his fifth coast-to-coast run. He started this year's run in San Francisco, Calif. April 19, and w...

 

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