First taste of winter racing

In Feb 2009, inspired by ultra distance racers Andy Heading and Al Sheldon,  my friend Jez Kearney and I entered the Yukon Arctic Ultra 100mile race on foot. My only racing experience was triathlon. I’d never walked more than a few miles before. But we eventually made it to the finish in Braeburn and I was hooked.

Want to hear more? This is my race report