Is GODZone the toughest race on Earth?

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Tobias Mews runs the GODZone in New Zealand
Tobias Mews runs the GODZone in New Zealand Photo: Ale Socci/Green Pixel

What’s the toughest race you’ve ever done?’ If I had a pound for everytime I’ve been asked that, I wouldn’t have to put myself through tough races to make a living. Instead, I’d probably be on a beach in Barbados, with my running trainers somewhere in the other hemisphere.

The truth is, I never really know how to answer the question. After a hundred plus races, I’ve got used to feeling exhausted. I’ve run a 100 mile non-stop ultra marathon around Mont Blanc, kayaked 125 miles non-stop for 24 hours from Devizes to Westminster on the Thames, done multi-stage mountain bike races across South Africa, run 200 miles across the Alps, cycled the length and breadth of the UK – and that’s all before I even mention the self-supported mountain marathons (of which there have been too…

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One Comment on “Is GODZone the toughest race on Earth?

  1. yo yo yo Lene —- I’m heading to Leadville, Colorado for a 100 mile mountain bike race in August —- 13000 feet of climbing – average elevation above 10000′ – it does dip down to 9200′ before it starts a 12 mile climb to 12500′ only to turn around and track back to the start —– check it out Leadville Trail 100. Gonna be EPIC for me

    David

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