Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge
Results June 2022, final:
1. Marko Mihajlov, Skopje, Macedonia - 4'800 km (2'983 miles)
2. Nikhad Pavlovic, Leskovac, Serbia - 3'004 km (1'867 miles)
3. Igor Talevski, Skopje, Macedonia - 2'000 km (1'243 miles)
1. Agnikana Senkyrova, Zlin, Czech Republic - 2'333 km (1'450 miles)
2. Bartika Sumann, Heidelberg, Germany - 1'331 km (827 miles)
3. Keertivati Senkyrova, Zlin, Czech Republic - 1'185 km (737 miles)
Complete result list:
June 1 to June 30 (last update December 30, 2022) - 96'481 km, 266 participants in 33 countries on 6 continents
Results June 2022, updated as they arrive:
June 1 to June 30, updated July 27 - 95'883 km, 265 participants in 33 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 30, updated July 07 - 94'940 km, 259 participants in 32 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 30, updated July 03 - 87'654 km, 233 participants in 32 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 30, updated July 01 - 73'691 km, 204 participants in 31 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 28 - 48'867 km, 156 participants in 28 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 25 - 41'791 km, 146 participants in 28 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 23 - 40'035 km, 142 participants in 27 countries on 6 continents
June 1 to June 21 - 33'492 km, 124 participants in 26 countries on 5 continents
June 1 to June 19 - 28'555 km, 113 participants in 23 countries on 4 continents
June 1 to June 17 - 22'462 km, 101 participants in 23 countries on 4 continents
June 1 to June 14 - 16'882 km, 89 participants in 23 countries on 4 continents
June 1 to June 12 - 14'000 km, 77 participants in 23 countries on 4 continents
June 1 to June 10 - 8'515 km, 58 participants in 20 countries on 4 continents
Photo-gallery June 2022:
In the gallery below the participants of this year's Month of Cycling share the photos and inspiration from their rides in June 2022.
Marko, Ekalabhya, Vlatko and Dejan cycling together near Skopje, Macedonia.
Marko's won this year's Month of Cycling with 4'800 km, personal best, the third best result ever on the Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge - Month of Cycling.
Marko's equipment for long-distance riding.
Margarita and Todorka from Skopje, Macedonia.
Anudvega cycled on Long Island, New York, USA.
Mananyu organized cycling-days in Croatia. Fourteen friends cycled together. This photo was made in the canyon of Zrmanja river, where Winnetou movies were filmed in 1960s.
Kallol cycled together with friends in Heidelberg, Germany. On the left: Bartika, second place in female category (1331 km).
Guzel, cycling in Nakhabino near Moscow, Russia.
Lorena was having vacation with ...
... Jan in the Netherlands. They did a long bicycle-tour through the country.
Lorena and Jan on tour: Hellendoor - Almen - Ooij - Doxmeer - Venlo - Sittard - ... Every day at least 50 kilometers.
Igor, last year's record-holder (7'070km in June 2021), participated in a self-supported bicycle-race through Bosnia and Hercegovina in June 2022. He cycled 1'210 km with 15'000 m uphill and finished in 67.5 hours (8th place).
Igor and Vesna on the road. Igor trains for his longer races by riding regularly 300 km laps through Macedonian mountains.
In June 2022 Abhinabha participated in a Triathlon in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Anastasia on the wooden bridge over Thur river, Switzerland.
Rade cycling in Macedonia with his sister Todorka.
Their bicycles resting for a moment in Macedonian countryside.
Rade and Marko finishing a long ride late at night. Aphorism by Sri Chinmoy reads:
"Finally, my wandering mind
Has found its real home: silence."
Hareen cycled in Barcelona, Spain.
Hareen on the hill above Barcelona.
Dohai did some cycling in Starigrad, Croatia.
Risky cycling by Guzel from Nakhabino, Russia.
Sunset in Nakhabino, Russia.
Ravipriya having a coffee-break in Olympia, Washington, USA.
Her friend Palyati rode 27.4 km using a pedal-boat on Jubilee lake, Alaska, USA.
Milenko, Ljiljana and Sandra, in Banjaluka, Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Sandra and Slobodanka, cycling in Srbac, Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Hrishikesh in Kemptthal, Switzerland.
Varsneya cycled in Zurich, Switzerland.
Shuna sent his greetings from a ride on the lake Balaton in Hungary.
The first-time participant Edwige sent this beautiful photo from her ride in Saint-Lunaire, France.
Hrishikesh and a lion, Wetzikon, Switzerland.
Dohai, Christian and Smarana in Starigrad, Croatia.
Amur, a triathlon-lover, cycling near Banjaluka, Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Vaibhava sends his greetings from Croatia.
Guzel on a night ride in Moscow, Russia.
Juri was cycling around Minsk in Belarus...
... on country roads, ...
... in beautiful nature.
Garga cycling around Bristol, UK.
Abhinabha cycling in the Alps on Italy-Switzerland border.
Riding through the Alps...
... and getting blessed by a rainbow-beauty.
Sheny after finishing 100km mountain race on Vitosha, Bulgaria.
Virochana, Lorena and Jan in a drizzling rain on the morning ride from Turin to San Mauro, Italy.
Bianchi bike in Macedonian field, photo by Rade.
Igor sending some ...
... rose-greetings from Chisinau, Moldova.
Pushkar and Krasimir on a 35 Celsius evening in Zurich, Switzerland.
Varsneya and Krasimir, urban biking in Zurich, Switzerland.
Krasimir was also cycling around Zurich lake, where he made this photo.
Aklanta participated in a MTB race in Rhens, Germany and ...
... finished on the fourth place in his category.
Nadezhda cycled a new personal best (515 km) on Volga river banks in Cheboksary, Russia.
Livia cycled around Kosice, Slovakia.
Vandaniya in Fehraltorf, Switzerland, cycling together with ...
... Hrishikesh. The bird is a wooden statue by a local artist.
Pragya cycling in Osnabrueck, Germany.
Kamil from Zlin, Czech Republic - in action with his mountain bike.
Kamil cycling in Bikepark Koprivna, Mala Moravka, Czech Republic.
Short stop to listen to a Swiss bagpipe orchestra practice in Illnau, Switzerland.
Bianchi sunset in Macedonia, country road takes me home... Photo by Rade.
Andrej from Ljubljana, Slovenia...
... visiting the spring Kamniska Bistrica where the water temperature is 4 to 7 Celsius over the whole year. A famous touristic destination in Slovenia.
Andrej loves cycling in the Slovenian mountains...
... where he finds inner and outer silence.
Guzel riding in Moscow, Russia.
Take part in a global 30-day Cycling Challenge that stretches over the month of June. Ride together with friends on all continents! Have fun and stay healthy!
In the last ten years, this event has given cyclists around the world the opportunity to join together in a oneness-project and get joy from following each other's progress. In June last year 276 participants in 31 countries on all 6 continents cycled together 124'166 km.
Sri Chinmoy Cycling Challenge: Month of Cycling - June 2022. Poster by Hrishikesh, Bulgaria.
Rules are simple - during the month of June you can ride wherever you like, with whomever you like, as much as you like. Ride in a soulful and joyful consciousness, be active and happy!
Send your name, place where cycled and the distance crossed to Vandaniya and Hrishikesh, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can send results daily, weekly or the total distance at the end. Results will be posted on this page and updated as they arrive.