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2012 Western States 100 (Read 537 times)


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    Imminent Catastrophe

      It wasn't "all the attention" though.  It was one person's undivided attention.  You roll in and you have someone on your side.  


      Again, not WS but the same aid station folks, they aren't just filling your bottles. This (Sierra Nevada Endurance Run) was pretty hot, and when runners arrived at the aid stations there was always someone coming up to us, looking us in the eye and asking how we're doing, we were being assessed by people who knew how to look for runners who were struggling in the heat. These people are "pros". 

      "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

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      "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.


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      Western States 100 June 2016

        The WSER Facebook page is asking people what their favorite aid station was. Nikki Kimball (5th woman) wins with this:


        Near side Rucky Chucky wins it for me this year. This unfortunate medical volunteer stood next to me with his dinner while volunteers asked what I wanted, at which point I pointed at the medic's double hamburger and said, "that." Poor guy let me wolf down his dinner and repay him by promptly running away....