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Pinhoti 100 Race Report (and video)

Although it was a few weeks ago now, the Pinhoti 100 already feels like it happened ages ago. It was an amazing experience, and it confirmed to me that I can finish a 100-miler with a solid, but minimal base of fitness. It also reminded me how much I love 100-milers.

Note about the video. I’m not a videographer and I shot this while running a race, so cut me some slack. This is not meant to be a guide or a quick synopsis of the race, but more of an abbreviated journey, and a journaling for posterity, as much for myself as for others. In the moment, a one hundred mile race seems endless, yet soon after, the power of the experience fades, until it is just another memory. Maybe this video will inspire, inform or entertain you. Maybe you’ll be bored. But I’ll get to relive the experience, so I’m convinced for that reason, it has been a worthy endeavor. 

I signed up for the Pinhoti 100 because it occurred during the last weekend to qualify for Western States and when I signed up, I didn’t h…