Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: 3 day Ultra Triathlon Canberra

Expand Messages
  • sarah_inseattle
    Yes, Melinda, heart-felt congratulations! I am all admiration! In oneness, Sarah Seattle ... totally ... Australian ... the ... (over ... one ... can ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 27, 2006
    • 0 Attachment
      Yes, Melinda, heart-felt congratulations! I am all admiration!

      In oneness,
      Sarah
      Seattle


      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, dietlclaudia
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Melinda,
      >
      > Congratulations to this achievement. It is really great and
      totally
      > inspiring. Perhaps we see you soon in New York running one of the
      > multi-day-races...
      >
      > Greetings
      > Claudia
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, melinda_geelong
      > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Last week I completed a four year goal to be the first
      Australian
      > > women to compete solo in the 3 day Ultra in Canberra.
      > > I cannot claim to have completed each leg except on separate
      > > occasions over the past three years in training for this year,
      > > however I am very happy to have been the only solo competitor
      > > this year to attempt all three legs together.( My homepage has
      > > accounts of the previous years experiences of 15km swim,
      > > 400km bike, 100km run)
      > > The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team provides such a wonderful
      > > opportunity for people to try things they would never dream of
      > > doing. The encouragement and support they offer both on and off
      > > the track is heartfelt and inspiring and certainly brings out
      the
      > > best in all involved.
      > > I was particularly impressed at how the supporters of the
      > > competitors were able to express such genuine goodwill and
      > > encouragement as I watched their inspiration mounting over the
      > > three days. Many of them were genuinely overwhelmed by the
      > > potential of the athletes and one woman having watched me
      > > running for over eight hours said "My God, I just can't believe
      > > what you are doing!"
      > > Up until then I had been wondering myself why I was doing the
      > > race at all as I battled dehydration and 41 degrees celcius
      (over
      > > 100F)on the previous bike leg but then I realised that even if
      one
      > > person is truly inspired by the efforts of others then it is all
      > > worthwhile.
      > > As always I was amazed at my miraculous recovery post event
      > > with no foot or muscle soreness after 24 hours. I have always
      > > wondered how on earth the 3100mile runners get up and do
      > > 100k every day for 2 months (I still do wonder actually!) but I
      can
      > > tell that amazing things are possible in the field of
      manifestation.
      > > I had a positively joyful running experience as I began to
      > > comprehend what my body was actually doing in honor of the
      > > Supreme here on earth.
      > > It's an experience!
      > > In Gratitiude
      > > Melinda, Geelong.
      > >
      > > full race results and pics at www.srichinmoyraces.org/au
      > > 3 day ultra Canberra
      > >
      >
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.