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Race Review 3 and News: Rocky Raccoon 100
Episode 3 in the Race Review series with the focus this time on Rocky Raccoon 100, a fast trail 100 miler in Texas which takes place in early Feb. Before that there is a catch up on the latest news and a quick rundown of the results and how the race unfolded at the 2024 Arc of Attrition which featured last time out. Photo c/o Tejas Trails Events.
Race Review 2 & News: Arc of Attrition
Latest Centurion News including a reflection on the Spine Race, followed by the second in a series of episodes focused on key events throughout the year where James Elson gives a look behind the scenes of key races in the ultra calendar. This time the focus race is the Arc of Attrition and Arc 50. What is it, what does it involve, what's the course and what's it really like to take part.
Winter Downs 200 Series - Luke Carter
James chats to 2023 Winter Downs 200 Mens Finisher Luke Carter. Luke won the hearts of all from arrival at registration to each check point where he was often last to leave, right through to his dramatic finish 12 minutes inside the cut off. He was just 10 minutes inside the cut off at the 50 mile point and overcame all obstacles to get it done!
Race Review 1 & News: The Spine Race
Latest Centurion News followed by the first in a series of episodes focused on key events throughout the year where James Elson gives a look behind the scenes of key races in the ultra calendar throughout the year. First up the Spine Race. What is it, what does it involve, what's the course really like and what's happend so far in this years event.
Link to Kit and YouTube video on The Spine Race https://www.centurionrunning.com/news/2023/02/06/kit-and-advice-for-the-spine-race
Winter Downs 200 Series - Ry Webb
James chats to 2023 Winter Downs 200 Mens Champion Ry Webb. Ry tells us about his build up to the race, inluding his superb fourth place run at Leadville 100 in the summer. As well as taking us through the race itself. It looked plain sailing on paper but there's a lot more to it and Ry explains it all!
Winter Downs 200 Series - John Fanshawe. Uncrewed & at 77 the oldest finisher!
The second episode in our Winter Downs 200 series, this time James Elson speaks to John Fanshawe who finished the race in 95hr15 mins. As an uncrewed runner he talks about the different considerations in approaching the race vs those for a runner with crew. At 77, John is also a world class athlete and discussed how age impacts racing decisions, or not as the case may be!
Have been interested in the rounds for a while now so great to have a podcast that covers each of the big three. So much useful information in here. Will probably start with the Paddy Buckley (did DBR in 2021 and have developed a love of the region) and see where that takes me. Thanks for sharing.
Interview with Sonny Peart
An intelligent, thought provoking, interesting and enjoyable discussion. Listen, because you will definitely learn something new... it really made me reflect on and challenge my own perceptions of how things are.