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Nirbhasa is originally from Ireland but currently lives in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is an enthusiastic multi-day runner, having completed four times the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race - the longest race in the world.

This year's 3100 Mile race took place this year in New York in September and October. In addition there were two (at least that we know of!) solo runs of 3100 miles, inspired by the race's message of self-transcendence and the unlimited power of the human spirit.

shamita-running.jpgOn 14 June of this year, Frenchman Patrick Malandain began a 3100 mile journey on a in his home town of Montivilliers in Normandy. Patrick is no stranger to ultra endurance events, having completed 10,000 kilometers in less than 100 days in 2016. He completed his journey on August 3rd on Day 51 - an average of around 102 km per day.

On 17 September, Shamita Achenbach-König began her 3100 mile journey in her home town of Vienna, completing her 52-day journey on November 7. Previously, Shamita participated in the 3100 Mile Race in New York in 2016, and featured in the documentary film 3100: Run and Become.

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The 25th Annual Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race

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