48 runners completed the Speedy Steeds Half Marathon!
In this weeks Self Transcendence race, the Flying Falcon 5K, Apaguha Vesely from Czech crossed the finish line first in 17:31 followed by Mongolian runners in second and third place.
Edite Gailite from Penicuik Harriers in Scotland was the first woman in 24:13 followed by Abhejali Bernardova from Czech and Byambasuren Batsukh from Mongolia.
Prachar Stegemann from Australia has held his gold medal position on the podium for Vet 50's.
Congratulations to all runners! Next weekend is our half marathon!
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This week Apaguha Vesely from Prague was the first runner across the finish line in a time of 37:03. Sarankhuu Jargal (38:43)was second and Ondrej Mocny (39:20) was third.
Dhavala Stott from Edinburgh was the first woman home in 41:41, followed by Jana Duskova (50:35) and Vicky Cricton (50:37).
Congratulations to Prachar Stegemann for winning the Mens V50 in 48:42 and Tavishi Matthews for winning the Womens V50 in 53:51 - both who are from Canberra, Australia (though Tavishi is living in Oslo now).
In the Mens V60 Batsukh Sharav came in first, and placed 6th overall in 45:42.
Margaret Maloney is back with an excellent time of 48:50 giving her first place in the Womens V60.
The winners in the V70 category are both from Mongolia, Boldbaater Chimed (58:31) and Batnasan Vanchindorj 1:36:30.
Our new series of races include 5K's, 10K's and a half marathon. This is all leads up to the Sri Chinmoy Marathon on August 24th - enter here: https://www.eventrac.co.uk/race-course-map/sri-chinmoy-marathon-sri-chin...
In today's Dashing Deer 5k the first runner across the line was Sarankhuu Jargal from Mongolia, who ran his race in Canberra, Australia - 18:23. He was followed by Ondrej Mocny from Prague (18:42) and Samalya Shafer from Berlin (18:50).
In the womens race, Melissa Neal from Cambridgeshire was first to cross the line in 20:50, followed by Vicky Crichton from Edinburgh (23:42) and Jana Duskova from London (23:48).
Stephen Ingledew from Edinburgh was the first Vet 50, finishing in 20:19 followed by Prachar Stegemann from Australia (22:58) and Amur Basic from Bosnia (24:22).
Elaine Battson from London was the first woman Vet 50 in 23:40, followed by Tavishi Matthews from Oslo (26:33) and Kim Owens (27:15).
Congratulations to Morna Fleming and Patricia Wilson for placing first and second in the Women Vet 60 category and to our Mongolian runners for dominating the other Vet categories.
July 20th is our Kangaroo Hop 10K in which we expect outstanding results from Down Under!
We had 75 teams enter the Arctic Ocean 3 x 1 mile Relay.
Ewing and Auld Codgers were the fastet team in 13:47. Congratulations to Joe Ewing, Leon Johnston and Stuart Johnston.
Camerons and Cox were the first All Ladies team in 16:19. Congratulations to Chloe Cox, Hannah Cameron and Carolyn Cameron.
The results show the full ranking by Team Time and also by Individual one mile time.
The event was dominated by several teams from Edinburgh, and a special mention goes out to the 8 teams from Mongolia!
Stay healthy and keep running!
The final 2 mile race in June was won by Sadanand magee in 10:32. Tim Hely was second (10:48) and Abhinandan Willis was third (11:17).
Sophie Mullins from Fife AC was the first woman and sixth place overall in 11:58. Dhavala Stott (12:33) was second and Claire Houston (13:11) third, both running their races in Edinburgh.
The virtual Midsummer 10k was held on June 21st, the longest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere, and it was also Father's Day.
Peter Holmes from Serpentine came in first in 35:25, followed by Sarankhuu Jargal (38:41) and Atul Arora (40:16), both from Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team.
The Ladies race was a tie - Petra Kasparova and Jana Duskova, who both come from the Czech Republic and live in London, finished in 50:32. Stacey Marsh in Canberra finished third in 53:22.
Garga Chamberlain won the Vet 50 race in 39:42. Elaine Battson was the first lady vet 50 in 50:29 followed by Vasudha Deming, former Californian super-athlete, in 1:04:12.
Congratulations to Margaret Maloney who continues to dominate the Vet 60 Ladies category, finishing in a very respectable 48:28. Karnayati Morrison from Canada was first lady vet 70 in 1:14:00.
In the Atlantic Ocean 2 mile race this week, Sadanand Magee from Dublin came in first in 10:47. Tim Hely from Edinburgh was second (11:03) with Samalya Schafer from Berlin in third (11:34).
The first three ladies all ran their races in Scotland. Claire Houston was first in 12:23, Dhavala Stott was second (12:27) and Amy Kerr was third (12:30).
Iain Macleod from Scotland was the first man in the Vet 50 category, and fourth overall in the race - 11:37.
In the Women Vet 60, Margaret Maloney from Brisbane came in first again, 51 seconds faster than last week. She was faster than all the men in the Vet 60 category and all the women in the Vet 50 category. Well done Margaret!
The Men Vet categories 60, 70 and 80 were all won by runners from Mongolia!
Congratulations to Jonas Lepic and Myla Love, both 9 years old. Myla was a whole minute faster this week!
Upload your race photos here: https://uk.srichinmoyraces.org/oneness-world
On Sunday 21st June we have a virtual 10K race - the Sri Chinmoy Midsummer 10K. Enter here: https://www.eventrac.co.uk/race-course-map/the-sri-chinmoy-mid-summer-10...
Next weekend we also have our final 2 mile race, the Indian Ocean 2 Miles. The following week, the last weekend in June, will be the Arctic Relays. Find two other runners and form a team of three people. Give your team a name. Each runner will run a mile, and the combined three times will be your team result.
Stay healthy and keep running!
This week 154 runners completed the 2 Mile virtual race.
Andy Bond crossed the finish line first again, this week in 10:20. Sadanand Magee from Dublin pipped Samalya Schaefer from Berlin on the finish line by one second to get second place. Sadanand 10:48 and Samalya 10:49.
Claire Houston took first place in the Ladies race this week, keeping 7 seconds ahead of her fellow Edinburgher. Claire 12:22, Dhavala Stott 12:29. Amy Kerr was third in 12:38.
The following runners have maintained their first position in their age category for both 2 mile races: Iain Macleod (Men Vet 50), Margaret Maloney (Women Vet 60), Ros Tabor (Women Vet 70) and Graham Jenkins (Men Vet 70). Youn Myla Love, age 9, has maintained her first place in the Women Under 16.
Take a look at photos from the participants here: https://ukgallery.srichinmoyraces.org/Oneness-World
There is a virtual 10K race on June 21st. Enter here: Midsummer 10K
Stay healthy and keep running!
Our first race in June was a virtual 2 mile race - The Pacific Ocean 2 Miles.
125 runners participated with Andy Bond crossing the virtual finish line first in 10:07, followed by Robert Deacon (10:34) and Sadanand Magee (10:53).
Dhavala Stott was the first woman in 12:16, followed by Amy Kerr (12:56) and Claire Houston (12:59).
We had two under 16 runners this week, Jonas Lepic (23:42) and Myla Love (20:41) both age 9. Congratulations!
Please share photos from your races with us here: https://uk.srichinmoyraces.org/oneness-world
There will be three more Monday 2 Mile races and then a 3 x 1 mile relay on 29 June. There will also be a Virtual 10K race,The Midsummer 10K, on Sunday 21st June - enter here: https://www.eventrac.co.uk/race-course-map/the-sri-chinmoy-mid-summer-10...
Stay healthy and keep running!
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness World Virtual 5k series. We had participants from all around the world, representing most of the continents that the races were dedicated to.
A total of 169 runners took part in 4 or more races to qualify for the Grand Prix. The results show each runners time for the whole series, however the Grand Prix is scored using times of the four fastest races.
There was also a Grand Prix for members of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team which had 79 participants and those results are shown on a separate pdf.
We hope you've enjoyed the series and wish you good health and happy running. Get ready for the new series in June.
Our final race of the Virtual 5K series saw 209 competitors cross the finish line.
Stephen Fabes took first place in 16:19, followed by Marc Bromwich (16:53) and Andy Bond (16:57).
Megan De Silva won the Ladies race in 19:23, followed by Suzy Whatmough (19:25) and Claire Houston (19:47).
The Grand Prix results will be posted tomorrow at: https://uk.srichinmoyraces.org/oneness-world
Thank you all for participating. A series of virtual 2 mile races and a relay will be held in June. Details to follow shortly.
Stay healthy, keep running.
206 runners completed the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-World Australia & Oceania 5K virtual race this week.
Andy Bond from Dulwich Runners recorded the fastest time 16:05. Suzy Whatmough from Ranelagh Harriers was the first woman in 18:55.
Next week is the final race in this series: The Europe 5K.
After next week’s race, the results for the Grand Prix will be calculated and published on Thursday 28th May at https://uk.srichinmoyraces.org/oneness-world
There will be a new series of virtual 5K races in June. Details will be posted soon at https://uk.srichinmoyraces.org/oneness-world and on Eventrac.co.uk
Thank you for your participation and enthusiasm.
Over 200 runners from 22 different countries took part in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-World Asia 5K virtual race this week.
Stephen Fabes From London’s Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets club recorded the fastest time for the second week running - 16:23, one second fastest than last week. Alastair Brockie, of Edinburgh’s Corstorphine club was 2nd in 16:47 and Marc Bromwich from Glasgow 3rd in 16:53.
Running along the shores of the Firth of Forth in Edinburgh Kathryn Kennedy, defended her first place with 19:26. Ranelagh Harrier's Megan da Silva was 2nd in 19:50. Claire Houston of Central AC was 3rd in 19:53.
Next week’s race is The Australia and Oceania 5K. Register on eventrac.co.uk
This week we had 228 runners in the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-World Antarctica 5km (virtual).
Stephen Fabes From London’s Victoria Park & Tower Hamlets club recorded the fastest time of 16:24 with a run around London’s Olympic Park in Stratford.
After a third place in the Africa 5K and 2nd place in the America 5k, New Zealand triathlete Kathryn Kennedy stepped up to first place for the ladies in 19:00.
Garga Chamberlain from Bristol has won the Vet 50 Men category three weeks in a row, completing this week’s race in 18:55. Maria Helena Sennhauser from Zurich has won all three Vet 50 Women races – her fastest time this series 22:44.
Raadna Tseren from Mongolia (age 86) has won his age category in the last two races.
A warm congratulations to Donna (age 83) and Edward Gookin (age 86) from San Diego, who participated in the Antarctica 5K.
We had three Under 16 runners this week. Congratulations to Foley Marshall (age 13) who finished first in his age category in 21:50.
This week’s race welcomed runners from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, The USA, Mongolia, Japan, Brazil, India, Russia, and several European countries.
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Next week’s race is dedicated to Asia. Sign up now at eventrac.co.uk
Congratulations to all 189 runners who completed the Sri Chinmoy America’s 5K. Several participants have commented that it is a source of great motivation, and they are happy to be out running and pushing themselves harder than they would.
Ross Houston came in first in 16:06, running his 5K in Edinburgh. Will the 16 minute barrier be broken in this Virtual series? Ross was inspired by his wife Claire, who was second place lady in the Sri Chinmoy Africa 5K last week. Ben Kinninmonth was second in 16:40 and third was Andy Bond in 17:04.
Suzy Whatmough recorded the fastest woman’s time of 19:11, followed by Kathryn Kennedy 19:30 and Claire Houston 20:13.
This week drew athletes from 25 different countries.
The America’s 5K took place on the same day as the 33rd anniversary of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run (see peacerun.org)
This race is part of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-World Races series. There are 6 virtual races. A Grand Prix competition will be scored on the accumulative time of your best 4 races in the series. There are 4 more races in the series.
Be safe, stay healthy and keep running.
The attached PDF presents a history of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team’s connection to Goose Pond Park (Captain Tilly Park) in Jamaica, NY. With its proximity to Aspiration-Ground, the meditation garden where Sri Chinmoy spent countless hours playing tennis, composing songs and offering prayers and meditations, the Park became a focal point for many inspiring activities.
Our new series of virtual races has got off to a flying start. 135 runners from more than 15 countries completed the first race - The Africa 5K. Runners completed a 5K run on a course of their own choosing. Craig Beattie won the race in 16:26 and Emily Neilan was the fastest lady in 20:01. Congratulations to all the runners, especially Odgiiv Jadambaa from Mongolia who won the Vet 70 Mens category, followed by Mahiyan Savage from San Diego, California.