What did I learn during my 100 miler
I ran 100 miles- a distance that holds very very special place in every ultra marathoner’s life. I can also say, any runner’s life.
Like many other runs, it was a great learning experience.
It was a run that took place in Singapore and I was among 46 participants running 100 miles. Having participated in many ultras back home, I am familiar with the whole running distance over many hours kind of format. But, what hit me in Singapore was completely unique.
So, this was the drill. It was an out and in race. 80.7 km one way and same distance back kind of run. The race started at 7 am in the morning on Saturday. It had many sectional cut-offs, like most ultras do. The aid stations were at varied distances such as 12 km, 9 km, 8 km, 7 km, 14 km, 15 km, 5 km and 10 km. They were called CPs. CP1, CP2, CP3……CP8…
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