Bellevue REI to host ‘The Mount Everest of Ultramarathons’ Monday evening

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 2:45pm
  • Life

REI in Bellevue will host 3100: Run & Become, “The Mount Everest of Ultramarathons” from 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23.

It is free to the public, however, there are only 28 available spots left.

The presenter Sopan Tzekov will share his personal experiences running the longest ultramarathon in the world the Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race – called ‘The Mount Everest of ultramarathons’ by The New York Times. This is the longest certified footrace in the world.

The class will guide participants through a simple meditation exercise to inspire and help improve personal performance. The presentation will include inspirational teaser of an upcoming documentary featuring the “3100 mile race,” the “Native American Navajo runners from Arizona,” the “Japanese 1000-day marathon monks” and “African Bushman runners.”

The Bellevue REI is located at 410 116th Ave NE in Bellevue.

For more information, visit

More in Life

Bellevue Magic Season returns for 21st year

Expanded Magic Season Ice Arena moves back to Bellevue Downtown Park

Eastside Thrive program seeks to thaw ‘Seattle Freeze’

The Seattle Freeze is legendary with locals. Now, the Seattle Thaw is… Continue reading

Apply now for free master naturalist training program in Bellevue

Applications are being accepted for a free master naturalist training program, designed… Continue reading

Teatro ZinZanni serves up high-flying ‘Love, Chaos and Dinner’ at Marymoor

Teatro ZinZanni takes the dinner-and-a-movie concept and literally turns it upside down,… Continue reading

Forget leftovers, Gobble Up these artisanal goodies Nov. 25

It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Black Friday has come and gone. But instead of… Continue reading

Q&A: ‘Newsies’ character Katherine Plumber talks journalism in Victorian-era New York

The Eastside Scene journalists sat down with ace reporter Katherine Plumber of… Continue reading

Mercer Island’s Harvest Market returns in November

If you’re looking for a Thanksgiving shopping experience the whole family can… Continue reading

‘Quilters’ the musical set for Nov. 3-4 in Bellevue

Forest Ridge will present “Quilters,” the musical at 7 p.m. on Nov.… Continue reading

Lake Washington Symphony to present sensory-friendly children’s concert in Bellevue Oct. 28

The Lake Washington Symphony will give a sensory-friendly children’s concert at 10:30… Continue reading

Former mob boss to share life-changing story in Bellevue

Former Mob Boss Michael Franzese will share his life-changing story during a… Continue reading