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2 Mile Race

Day before the start

Archived – click Post Title to view all. This time together with family I arrived in New York 4 days before start. Actually, complete acclimatization will take place during the race itself… I ran about 560 km in the last month of training, which is not so much. But in my experience physical training can affect say first 10 day of the race. Then… experience of whole previous life is needed :) Faith in yourself, your life ideals and inner cry for the Supreme help tremendously. 3100 mile race is so long, that you can never predict what kind of problem will come to strengthen you. My feeling is that I’m more prepared this time. I even set few personal training records while running 7 and 7,5 hours (60 and 65 km). On the asphalt. I was trying to combine soft and hard surfaces, because our 3100 loop is all concrete. …In Goloseevsky forest where I’m training in Kiev, I have my favorite clearing with age old oaks. And I caught myself that while running in the forest I’m thinking about 3100 race, and while on the race in New York – I’m dreaming about my forest. Paradox!  

On the verge of 3100 I was lucky to get tremendous joy from parachute jump from 3 000 m near Moscow. And yesterday I visited Dr. Kumar, whom Sri Chinmoy valued a lot. This doctor defines very accurately your problems via pulse and prescribes ayurvedic medicine. He gave one Himalayan’s pills to Pranab and others with the words, that they…


Welcome to the blog of the longest certified 3100 mile footrace! I hope, it will be of great inspiration for you beside official race news and results to experience race’s ups and dawns, new discoveries and self-transcendence flow with me, as I will progress in my 6-th 3100 mile race this year. Stutisheel the 3100 runner.

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