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.
Ashprihanal finishing 3100 in record breaking time

On March 19, Sanjay Rawal's film, 3100: Run and Become, was premiered in Canberra, Australia, and included a live Skype interview with the Director from New York. The following is an exerpt of the review done by the Sydney Morning Herald on the film.


"It's a race that goes so long that runners often stop for a haircut along the way. They eat all the ice cream, cookies and chips they can manage yet still lose up to 15 kilograms. And they run laps around a New York city block for almost 5000 kilometres.

In the world of extreme sports, the "3100" has to be one of the most extreme."

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