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This episode is a recap of the Leadville Trail Marathon located at Leadville, Colorado. It is the highest elevation marathon in the United States at 10,000 ft climbing to Mosquito pass at 13.186 ft.
Finish time: 8:41:46
Distance 26.4 miles covered
552 people completed the marathon. 43 Did not finish.
133 finishers over the age of 50.
1 70 year old man finished as oldest finisher.
Predictors of slower time: Not living at altitude and over 50.
Hill training important
Rock training equally important
Plans to improve:
Strength training for foot speed
Balance and mobility training for uneven terrain
Nutrition discussion: Herbs and spices to improve immune function.
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