Day 46: To Know Myself

“It was a much better performance than my previous time.  So in  that sense it is an achievement.  But my final goal is to complete 3100 miles.  So in that sense (new 4,000 km Japanese record) is just a transition point, to get to the final goal.”

“At each important milestone in the race such as 3,000 km, 4,000km, and so on.  People at the race do a mini celebration.  Something really fun and joyful.  So it made me so happy.”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

“So as I was nearing 4,000 km.  I was looking forward to it because of the mini celebration.  So it was really fun and nice.”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

“On the one hand, my feeling is I will be able to make 3100 miles the goal.  But on the other hand you never know what may happen in the next 10 days.  There might be some injury.  Small troubles happen all the time, every day.  At the end of the day I have to go one step at a time.  Clear each little obstacle one by one, towards the goal.”

Sri Chinmoy Ultra Photo

“I am aware of the significance of the meaning of self-transcendence.  I feel that through my running I can better achieve knowing myself.  So running each day for the last 45 days has been a journey requiring me to face myself.  Looking into myself.  I would like to continues this journey of inner exploration for the last 7 days.”

The board at the start of day 46



Niriha just delivered tea

Wei Ming




Start Day 46

Wei Ming did 62 miles

He now has 2867 miles

With Yolanda

photo by Garima

Day 46


Lunitha with some special healing cream

Vasu did 58 miles

He now has 2808 miles

With Sasha reading to him his mail


Daily prayer


Harita did 60 miles

She now has 2748 miles

With Lunthita

With Samahita




Stutisheel did 35 miles

He now has 2496 miles



Ananda-Lahari did 76 miles

He now has 2480 miles


Chit chat


Andrea ran for a couple of hours

With Vladimir

So grateful

Leaving with Arpan

Earth knows
How to revolve.
Man knows
How to resolve.
Aspiration knows
How to evolve.

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