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Day 31: New Goal In My Life. Utpal’s blog

October 5, 2021

” When I look at it from the stand point of that it took 26 days to complete half way It feels that it has passed so quickly. But when I look closely at each day, the day feels like a whole month or even a year.” “Back in my university days my aim was to be selected to be a member of a team which competes in the Hakone Ekiden.( very popular relay marathon competition.) “But I was not selected. I was so beaten by that fact that I stopped running altogether.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 30: Live In The Moment. Utpal’s blog

October 4, 2021

“I feel so much warmth here and the people are so nice.” “I qualified for the race and was invited.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 29: I Chose To Be Here. Utpal’s blog

October 3, 2021

“It definitely works it just depends on how totally sincerely you can do it.” A week ago Harita started having some problems with a sore Achilles and I had heard that one of her solutions was to treat the issue with normal therapies but as well focus on her happiness. “Sri Chinmoy gave a lot of importance to the quality of happiness” Harita adds that she grew up in a family that strongly supported optimism and happiness.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 28: Dare To Try. Utpal’s blog

October 2, 2021

“There is always something to learn, but I believe people need to be interested or have a connection to what they are watching.” Stutisheel was referring to the possibility of people who are observing this race from far and wide can learn something about themselves and be inspired. “It is such an unfathomable race, an unfathomable inner journey. Of endurance, of coping with challenges, and of staying positive no matter what comes.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 27: An Inner Call. Utpal’s blog

October 1, 2021

“I take every day at a time.” Andrea is hesitant to confirm that he is having a great race. He once again had another 70 plus mile day which puts him in the stratosphere of running standards here at the 3100 mile race. “I am doing my standard somehow. It is not extremely well but I am happy. I keep fighting to keep the 70 mile average and so far it’s been okay. Now lets see what happens.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 26: Try To Go Forward. Utpal’s blog

September 30, 2021

“I think it is just like in our life. It goes up and down the same as the race. We try to never give up.” “I think I have had many experiences this time, which I needed. This race is very similar to my first race in which quite a lot of things happened.” To read more, please follow the link

Day 25: I Really Love The Experience. Utpal’s blog

September 29, 2021

“This is the longest race in the world and I am here. It is an honor and I really value it. I really love the experience, and I am really happy that I am here.” This answer could come from no one other than Ananda-Lahari who now in his 17th straight year at the event on his 24th day has completed 1359 miles. Now most days he walks with an occasional spurt of running. To read more, please follow the link

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