SpeedGoat 50K

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SpeedGoat50K is absolutely amazing / grueling race. The whole race is above 8,000ft and tops out at 11,500ft, and also offers over 10,000-12,000 vertical feet of climbing (depending on your watch). Don’t mention, that every step you take is an ankle breaker, SpeedGoat50K is a true sky race of its kind.

Training

After having a disappointing Broken Arrow race, SpeedGoat50K was a training race for UTMB CCC I have later this year. The race provided that exactly

Gear

  • Salomon – Sense Pro 3
  • Salomon 5L vest
  • Lexi Ultra Running Poles
  • Spring Nutrition Mix (1 Gel every hour, 1 Spring Drink Mix every 2 hours)
  • Coros Watch

Nutrition

  • 1 Bottle of Water Every Hour + Probably more
  • 1 Spring Gel Every Hour
  • 1 Spring Drink Mix Every 2 hours
  • Aid Stations = What looks good + Banna’s

Reflections

Epic race, I highly recommend everyone to do this race. It will mentally and physically be tough, but totally worth it!

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Zach Rickenbach

Skier turned Ultra Runner who love being in the mountains and drinking coffee/eating baked goods. I'm also plant-based!
Running, Skiing, Ultrarunning
San Francisco

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