3100 Mile Race featured in Sports Illustrated 60th Anniversary edition
About the author:
Rupantar has been the race director of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team since 1985, having been asked by Sri Chinmoy to serve in that capacity. As well as working on the big races the US Marathon Team organise each year - the 3100 Mile Race and the Six and 10 Day Race - he also spends a considerable amount of time archiving the Marathon Team's 40 year history on this website.
The 60th Anniversary Issue of Sports Illustrated highlights Sarvagata Ukraniskyi's victory in the longest certified foot race in the world, the Self-Transcendence 3,100-Mile Race.
Excerpt from the article written by Elliot Chester called 'Marathon and On and On': "Less than 1% of Americans have ever run a marathon. Over six weeks Sarvagata Ukrainskyi ran two, occasionally three, a day on his way to winning his second Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race..." read more on the Sports Illustrated site »