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.

In Martin Fitz Huber October 26, 2018 Outside magazine article, "The Existential Torture of a Race with No End", the utlra race Big's Backyard Ultra is compared to the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100-Mile Race. Both races present incredible hardshiphs to the runners but their increasing popularity show that their are runners out their still looking for greater and more difficut challenges.

Outside Magazine article

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The Twenty-Third Annual Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race

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