America's Least Likely Ultramarathoner Is Also One Of Its Best
"Over her 23-year career, Suprabha Beckjord raced enough miles to circle the globe twice. Sure, she looks patient enough, smiling over the cash register. Maybe she's got an extra bounce in her step as she helps someone pick out a greeting card. But customers at the Transcendence-Perfection-Bliss of the Beyond gift shop in Washington, D.C. likely don't realize that Suprabha Beckjord, the 60-year-old woman standing behind the counter, isn't just the store's helpful proprietor—she's one of the greatest endurance athletes the world has ever seen." For complete article.
1. Suprabha (far right) at start of 2004 Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race. Sri Chinmoy offers a moment of silence with runners (foreground seated).
2. Suprabha with helpers after she completed the 2004 Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race.