Hot!Sebring ... less than 10 feet per mile

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2019/12/22 16:15:28 (permalink)

Sebring ... less than 10 feet per mile

I registered for the 24 hour non-drafting event and have absolutely no idea how I’ll do. 


My training terrain averages 90 feet of climbing per mile and more. I doubt that I could do that for 24 hours. No. I’m SURE that I couldn’t do that for 24 hours. 


Allan Duhm racked up 425 miles on the 24 hour event a few years ago. An amazing feat especially after breaking a leg on the Sebring track just the year before. That’s an average speed of more than 16 mph. 


I don’t think climbing prowess translates into flatland prowess. Stamina and endurance will likely be the key. Not to mention nutrition, hydration, mechanical preparedness, clothing... and the absolutely essential: good lighting for the black dark twisty conditions of the race course at night.
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    drose55
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    Re: Sebring ... less than 10 feet per mile 2019/12/25 15:21:19 (permalink)
    I would love to do the Sebring 12 Hour race. But can't make it this year. Good luck Dan.

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    Re: Sebring ... less than 10 feet per mile 2020/01/09 06:18:14 (permalink)
    good luck! don't forget that even if you don't make it is the effort that counts!
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