It takes a lot of training miles to complete the Western States 100-miler. What does it take to win it five times and complete it a record 25 times under 24 hours?
Why would I want to do Western States? I blame The North Face.
I beat some big odds to be selected to run the 2011 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run on my first try. That was the easy part!
Tim Wiens is one of a small group of Western States lottery Two-Time Losers who have actually lost four consecutive lotteries and are finally going to the Big Show.
I throw my hat into the lottery for the 2011 Western States Endurance Run… and cross my fingers.