The 2023 Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race

Andrea Mercato
Andrea Mercato Photo by Balarka

The Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race is the world’s longest certified footrace that takes place on a half mile loop in Jamaica, Queens in New York. The race started August 30th and finishes October 20th which gives the runners 52 days to complete the distance with an average of just under 60 miles a day.

Founded in 1996 as a 2700 mile race it was extended in 1997 to 3100 miles and this is now the 27th edition of the event.

Day 14, saw Andrea Marcato (ITA) reach the 1000 mile mark in the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race, currently on 1069.4 miles, 1722.2 km, averaging over 74 miles a day. Second placed women’s leader, Wen-Ya Tsai (TPE) reached the 1000 mile mark on Day 15.

Posted on the 3100 mile race website:
Day 15, September 14, 2023

“Wen-Ya Tsai, 53, from North District Taichung City, Taiwan (ROC), became the first Taiwan lady to reach 1000 miles in a race, reaching the distance in 14days+08:08:08. She is currently in second place overall, and has become a new force in multiday running, not only in Taiwan, but also in Asia, as well as in women over 50 years of age. Her 1000 Mile places her in the fastest 10 women who ever passed the kilo distance in and on a road course. Her finish for 1,000 miles was the seventh best for the all-time female athletes”.

Day 16 saw Wei Ming Lo reach 1000 miles.

Current distances (miles)

Andrea Marcato (ITA) 1171

Wen-Ya Tsai (TPE) 1104

Wei Ming Lo (TPE) 1016

Vasu Duzhiy (RUS) 988

Nina Huang-Lan Yang (TPE) 949

Mahasatya Janczak (POL) 948

Harita Davies (NZL) 948

Jason Lester (USA) 910

Kaneenika Janakova (SVK) 915

Milan Javornicky (CZR) 909

Adrian Papuc (ROU) 858

Stutisheel Lebedev (UKR) 819

Ananda-Lahari Zuscin (SVK) 787

Susan Marshall (NZL) 777


As well as there being live webcams throughout the course of the day and daily cumulative results, there is now a live tab which shows the actual current mileage of the runners.



Race website: 3100 Mile race

Race videos: Sri Chinmoy Videos

Race Photos: Sri Chinmog Ultra Photos The home of multiday running news and events.

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