Another great event at Tooting Bec Track
The 2004 Self Transcendence 24 Hour Race took place on 9/10th October at Tooting Bec, South West London. Organised by the Sri Chinmoy AC, 30 runners took part in the event, which involved participants running around a 400 metre outdoor track from noon on Saturday the 9th, culminating at noon the following day. Twenty-five runners completed the race.
Ken Fancett, 55, of Beckenham RC finished in first place after clocking up 214.775 km. This was Ken's second 24 hour race, having achieved approx 183.464 km at Doncaster in 2001.
In second place was Eoin Keith, 35, of IMRA with 198.525 km, followed in third place by Peter Zuidema, 37, of the Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team with 195.345 km.
Jill Green, 63, of London Vidarians was the highest-placed woman finishing with 169.28 km under her belt. Jill celebrated her 63rd birthday in the early hours of Sunday morning, while running the second half of the 24 hour stint.
Race organiser Ongkar Smith said,"The race went smoothly and all the runners appeared to remain in good spirits throughout."
The full list of results can be viewed below.