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focusing on the Sri Chimnoy 6 & 10 day Transcendence Run in New York. It is the world's longest IAU recognized footrace at 3,100 miles - definitely one of the more extreme ultras! The story is worth a read, and the video has some good interviews.
My favorite quote was:
"At one level its admirable, at another it's ridiculous," says Phillip Hodson, Fellow of the British Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Yup, that's about right. ;-) Enjoy!