On October 10th 2009, a Two Mile Race was held in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York to celebrate the anniversary of the Sri Chinmoy Heart Garden.
Participants were joined by several Olympians, including track and field legend Carl Lewis, Russian runner Olesya Zykina and New York Athletic Club founder Bill Lumpp. Local Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) was also present saying of the event:
“This race and this day are yet another example of the boundless inspiration that Sri Chinmoy has always provided to those who are young at heart,”
Start of the Race
Before the Start
Sri Chinmoy Street
Photos by Jowan