Sri Chinmoy 700 mile Race

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Hosted by the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team the 700 mile race was part of the Sri Chinmoy Ultra Trio. A challenging set of races that tested a runners capacity to the limits of human endurance.

The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team offered one of the world's most unique and difficult endurance events, the Self-Transcendence Ultra Trio. Taking place over 19 days the event encompassed three races comprising 700 miles, 1000 miles and 1300 miles.

  • Race used a one mile loop, in a style known as 'go as you please' in Flushing Meadow, Queens New York.
  • Runners must use patience, perseverance and common sense, often running close to injury and foregoing sleep in order to attain their daily miles.
  • All services are provided trackside, including food, medical assistance, showers and lapcounting.
  • The competitors sleep in tents and share the road for up to 20 hours a day. The 700 mile race requires a mere 58 miles per day - the smallest of the three events.!
  • Self-Transcendence 700 mile race
  • Course: 1 mile loop of asphalt paths and park roads
  • RD: Rupantar LaRusso
  • Last held in 2004


  • Sahishnu Szczesiul - History of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team Ultra Trio (2004)


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