#187 Exploring the Keys 100 with Race Director Bob Becker

The 8th annual KEYS100 will be held on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17, 2015.  One of the world’s great ultramarathons set in a beautiful part of the world, if not on your bucket list the Keys 100 should be. Exploring_the_Keys_100

This week on the Partnerunning Show we talk to Race Director Bob Becker about the point-to-point event beginning in Key Largo–Marathon, Florida, USA and ending in Key West on the Atlantic Ocean at Higgs Beach.

Bob talks about all  things Keys 100 and answers listeners questions including:

  • The history and community of the race;
  • The 100 mile, 50 mile, 50km and relay events;
  • The course, crews and volunteers;
  • Race conditions and training; and,
  • The Keys and what to do after the race.

KEYS100 also promotes charitable fundraising for “The Cancer Foundation of the Florida Keys” in support of their educational work with prostate and other cancers, free screenings and direct support of cancer patients and their families in the Keys. More info is available on the Keys 100 website and Facebook pages.

Check out the video from the 2014 Keys 100.

Click here to listen to the show.

 

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