For the next 50 or so days 10 brave ultra runners try to transcend themselves while running around a block in Queens, New York over a distance of 3100 miles. The NBC Morning Show and many helpers as well as the staff of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon were there, when the runners started this special race Sunday morning at 6 o’clock. If you are inspired to get regular updates with results, news, pictures and interviews, consult this blog: http://perfectionjourney.org. This year’s participants are: Ashprihanal Aalto, 40, Helsinki, Finland; Atmavir Petr Spacil, 33, Brno, Czeck Republic; Pranjal Milovnik, 40, Bratislava, Slovakia; Stutisheel Lebedyev, 41, Kiev, Ukraine, Ananda Lahari Zuscin, 36, Kysak,. Slovakia; Surasa Mairer, 52, Vienna, Austria; Purna-Samarpan Querhammer, 33, Hamburg, Germany; Igor Mudryck, 37, Vinnitsa, Ukraine; Sarvagata Ukrainskyi, 37, Berdansk, Ukraine and Pradeep Hoogakker, 32, Den Haag, Netherlands.