I'm running the Western States 100mile endurance run in California (Lake Tahoe/Auburn) in late June 2010. I am going to train hard for this race and will be looking to place high. I am in need of some hard core athlete's/runners who live in the area who could crew me in this race. I am looking for people that know about 811 fuel and what goes into crewing an ultra runner who is hell bent on pushing the limits.
If you don't know what crewing is, this is not the race to learn about it, I'm looking for some nuts to help me guys, hard core!
I'd be willing to pay expenses and more if needed.
I still need to do a lot of research into the aid stations and what other special needs I might have.
I ran the 4th fastest time ever at the 47th running of the JFK 50 mile ultra last november, so I have some good confidence going into this race to really do well.
Basically I'm looking for a crew to do the following for me:
I want fresh OJ, Celery/dates and maybe carrot juice as a big part of my fuel.
When I say 'fresh' I'm pretty crazy about it being really fresh, not 6 hours after it's been juiced, maybe an hour or so, after that the stuff starts to get kinda nasty unless it's kept really cold.
So having electric outlet hook up in the rental car with my juicers would be a part of this project/crewing.
Then there is the running, I'm going to train hard core for this race, I honestly am going out there with top 3 in my head as the real goal.
I know that is insane to even suggest it when I haven't ever run a 100m race, but I plan to run 200 mile weeks leading up to this race and I'm also planning to do the training camp they have on memorial day weekend. I was doing really well last fall running almost 150m weeks, so I hope I won't have problems when I start doing doubles everyday in training and getting more sleep.
I want to place top 3 or better and get a lot of press about a LFRV kicking butt on just fruit/veg fuel - raw.
So that's the over view. Let me know if you think this is something you want to get invoved with seriously and we can talk more about what your logistics would be on coming to the race etc etc
Let's show the ultra runners that you can kick ass eating a low fat raw vegan diet!