By Mathias Eichler
Winter, trails, darkness, and all the weather.
One last hurrah before the end of the year. Runners, get ready for a fun and festive holiday treat along the trails of Squaxin Park.
The aid stations at UTMB are of a different dimensions compared to your average trail race in the US and require more planning and foresight for you to be successful and not loose too much time navigating these vasts gym halls. Kaz Williams writing for the Mettle Blog has a good breakdown on how to prepare for success for when you’re ready for your the big dance around Mont Blanc:
Having a clear and simple aid station strategy is essential in terms of your overall performance, particularly later in the race when you’re tired.