Sub 9 Hour Leadville (8:21)

I finished the Leadville 100 in 8 hours and 21 minutes! 103 miles with close to 12,000' of total climbing. I've been training for a sub-nine hour race and beat my expectations by a long shot. I felt great all day and thought I could go under 8 hours, but got cooked with 20 miles left to go. I managed to ride the entire Columbine climb as well as Powerline coming back. I finished 120th overall out 1,700 finisher (a bunch more still out on course), 37th out of 350 in my age category alone. I had the best crew support with me and had a great day overall. Stay tuned for a full race recap. Time for a celebratory beer!