Sri Chinmoy runs 4 miles from his house to the National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Park in a time of 37:00. He then racewalks another 4 miles at Flushing Meadows Park in 47:20, as part of the Sri Chinmoy Grand Prix races held in New York.


Photo by Adarini Inkei


Two ultra-running legends — Ted Corbitt, widely known as the father of ultra-distance running in America and founder of the New York Road Runners congratulates Suprabha Beckjord as she finishes the world’s longest certified footrace, the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race held in Jamaica, New York. (She is the only woman to have completed every edition of the race from 1997 to 2009. The annual event is sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team.)