My experience pacing at Rocky Raccoon 100miles
OFFERING TO PACE THE LAST 30 MILES OF A 100-MILE RACE IS MORE THAN JUST PHYSICAL CHALLENGES. THE MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL CHALLENGES THAT NEED TO BE OVERCOME ARE KEY TO GETTING THAT ELUSIVE 100 MILE BELT BUCKLE.
If you’ve ever run an ultra, and I’m talking an ultra where you’re out for 24hrs+, you’ll know that it’s the people around you that can make or break your race.
When I heard my dear friend, Amanda, was going to be running her first 100 miles at Tejas Trails Rocky Raccoon in Huntsville, Texas in early February I reached out to her straight away. There was no way I was letting her embark on this journey without my help. Amanda had paced me at Moab 240 in 2021 so I definitely owed her one.
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