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6th September 2018

"Five things that helped me cross the finish of the OCC®"

"Five things that helped me cross the finish of the OCC®"
Fresh from completing the OCC®, the 56km cousin of the UTMB®, Clare Molyneux tells us the top five things that made the biggest difference to her Alpine journey... Five years ago I had never run more than a 5k race for life! The biggest contributors to completing the OCC® were: The 'must do's of race recce in the week leading up to the event. Spending time up in the mountains and getting down the final 6k earlier in the week made all the difference on the day and meant I had no big surprises. Being as blind as a bat, picture cards helped with route pointers! Knowing how to get through the feed stations efficiently and what was there meant fuelling was easy to manage - one less thing to worry about! The water troughs and sponges were a highlight.   The power of the poles. I never would have thought that two sticks could make so much difference - especially on that last evil climb. Getting through the check-in process ...
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