Category: 3100 Mile Race 2014

  • Day 27: An Inner Call

    “I take every day at a time.”  Andrea is hesitant to confirm that he is having a great race. He once again had another 70 plus mile day which puts him in the stratosphere of running standards here at the 3100 mile race. “I am doing my standard somehow.  It is not extremely well but […]

  • August 5: Something Beyond

    “It is a very very special morning.  This is the last morning of the race.” Jayasalini describes how now, with just 41 miles to go, she wants to absorb every last drop of the experience she has had these past 51 days.  “The fragrance of the course, the beauty of the course.  To be grateful, […]

  • August 4: Doing What We Love

    How Sarah feels about completing the race. Which will happen in just a couple of hours. “It is just absolute gratitude.  A runner’s life is up and down.  Success and failures and everything in between.  I think especially after last year definitely I value it.  But it is just such a team effort.  Because nothing […]

  • August 3: When The Time Is Right

    “Maybe I have hidden from some of my spirituality.  I think this race has allowed me the time to really focus on that and what it means.  Maybe recognize that I am not the greatest force in the universe.” Ray Krolewicz is unique in so many ways.  He is a perfect example of how one […]

  • August 2: Source Of Everything

    Stutisheel completed the 3100 mile race for the 8th time today. It is a statement that by itself tells quite a remarkable story about this extremely talented and dignified man from the Ukraine.  For so few have even come close to accomplishing what he has just done.  Stutisheel as a runner is as gifted, composed […]

  • August 1: I Will Be Happy

    Are you ahead of last year’s pace? “Not yet.” “I want to transcend myself, so I have to run a little bit faster.” He has just 23 miles to run on this his last day of the race.  Vasu says he is doing this, because that is the name of the race, Self-Transcendence. “If the […]

  • July 31: Inward To My Heart

    I make a joke with Yuri this morning.  He is running so fast and easy. So relaxed and comfortable it is almost as though he could not possibly have been here, doing this very hard thing for 46 straight days. Where are you going? I ask. “Inward to my heart.  I am in a hurry […]

  • July 30: Happiness of the Heart

    Early this morning Nidhuvi came by me and spontaneously recited the daily Prayer. The Happiness of the the heart Expedites the speed of the body Guru Sri Chinmoy July 30th 2007 She told me it was going to be her motto for the rest of the day and continued on her way around the course.  […]

  • July 29: Today We Celebrate

    It is a scene he can never grow tired of and of course neither can we.  We who have watched his long odyssey unfold before us over these past 44 days and even longer.   For it is a run that began in many ways 4 years earlier.  One that can never be mistaken for […]

  • July 28: Push Limits

    “My first race was a new experience (2011) and I had this child attitude.  Everything was interesting and exciting.  So I was discovering limits and speed, and things like that.  My second race was a little competitive.  I was discovering new athletic sides to my character.  In my third race I was mostly inside myself.  […]