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From Jason Tullous: Stage 3 Blog

Well the entire race as been Epic but today had a little bit of everything and has become my favorite stage so far with one more stage tomorrow. When I said everything, I meant everything beginning with the start.  We line up as usual and the officials announce some disqualifications from the previous day. It…

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Blisters Don’t Count

According to Chris Carmichael, blisters are not grounds for quitting La Ruta, so I guess he’s going to have to continue even with most of the skin missing from the back of his heel…

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La Ruta Photo Gallery from Paula Amsden

La Ruta is an “all hands on deck” event for Carmichael Training Systems this year, and that means sending our best coaches and staff members down to Costa Rica for the race. Paula Amsden, our Director of Operations, is at La Ruta as part of our Super Support Team. In addition to supporting our racers…

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From Jason Tullous: A New Definition of Steep

From Jason Tullous: http://jasontullous.wordpress.com Going into this stage I had heard rumors of the opening 5km climb with it’s concrete pitches of 30% but what I didn’t know was that these pitches were strewn throughout the course. I learned today that any climb I encounter will be easier than the climbs I experienced today. We…

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CTS Athlete Results from La Ruta Stage 2

Results from Stage 2 of the La Ruta de los Conquistadores are filtering in. We don’t have overall standings, just the stage finishes. We’ll update this post as we get more information. Manny Prado: 6th Jason Tullous: 12th Jim Lehman: 14th Adam Pulford: 23rd Francois Millard: 25th Pavel Popiolek: 29th Van Council: 44th Jane Rynbrandt:…

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