You Must Be Very Strong. By Utpal

JUN 18

3 years ago in 2010, when Surasa arrived at JFK airport in New York, she was asked by the Immigration officer what was the purpose of her visit to America. She told the man that she had come to run the Self Transcendence 3100 mile race and would spend every day, that summer while visiting, running . He was surprised of course and said, “you must be very strong.” Surasa a veteran of many many multi day races remembers that she was a bit shocked by his words. For she did not think of herself as strong or particularly special. Perhaps there was part of her that simply thought that it wasn’t such a miraculous thing for one to run 3100 miles. For she simply felt so strongly deep within herself that this was the thing she was supposed to do and that was that.

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