Suprabha Beckjord

Suprabha Beckjord 53 Washington DC USA

Suprabha is one of the most prolific super-long distance runners in the world, as well as defining longevity in the sport. She is the only twelve-time finisher of the Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race, and still the only female competitor. Her best is 49 days, 14 hours for 3100 miles, ranking her fifteenth all-time. To date, she has run 39,900 miles or 64,212 km around the 3100 mile racecourse after totaling the 3100’s and the original 2700 miler. This is a grand total of 72,708 laps. In the decade of the nineties, she compiled 20,108 multiday racing miles in 14 multiday events. She is the American women’s record holder for 700, 1000 and 1300 miles. She is only one of three people ever to finish the 1300 mile race three times or more. She was first woman in the 1996 Sri Chinmoy 2700 Mile Race, third overall out of six people, establishing new records beyond 1300 miles up to 2700 miles. Suprabha won the Sri Chinmoy Seven-Day race five times earlier in her career, and has held the women’s world record for 1000 miles as well. She owns a gift shop in Washington, DC. and has been a member of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team for many years.

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