The AAI has recently announced the squad that will go over to Belves, France on 27th April to compete in the IAU 100k European Championships 2013. The team will comprise:
Keith Whyte (runner)
John Collins (team support and manager)
Kevin Belton (team support & Physio)
Jeff Fitzsimons (team support)
it is always a very proud moment and a true privilege to be asked to represent your country in an ultra event and get the opportunity to race against some of Europe's finest ultra road runners over this distance.
At a personal level, it is no secret that I will be looking to challenge the current Irish 100k record again standing at 7.05 after narrowly missing it by around 20 seconds in the Anglo Celtic Plate in March.
This course is a lot more technical than the course in Perth with some good hill sections and tricky positioned aid stations which will challenge our team.
Keith Whyte (http://keithwhyteultrarunning.blogspot.co.uk/) who is on form at the moment will most certainly be looking to do the same. I am hoping we can both encourage and push each other to a good performance this year.
|At the Worlds last year|
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