South African Athletics

Sandes 4th in Blue Mountain 100km

2016-05-16 14:58

Cape Town - South African star trail runner Ryan Sandes has finished fourth in the 100km Ultra Trail Australia in the famous Blue Mountains National Park.

"I had a tough but really rewarding day out in the Blue Mountains. I had forgotten how brutal the course is with fast runnable sections combined with never ending stairs and rocky trails. I started off conservatively and during the race it felt like I could not get my legs into fifth gear and I was a bit sluggish at times. I however finished strong and was moving through the field which is nice to know with my main goal race Ultra Trail Mont Blanc 100 miler coming up in August. I am stoked with how things played out and want to think my dream givers and everyone for their incredible support, said Sandes.

Results:

1. Pau Capell – 09:20:14

2. Ben Duffus – 09:39:25

3. Yun Yanqiao – 09:42:09

4. Ryan Sandes – 09:48:24

5. Andrius Ramonas – 09:49:14

Ryan Sandes 6km from the finish (Simon.Carter.onsight.com.au)

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