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marcus scotney | montane 29/05/2019
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Marcus Scotney’s Dragon’s Back CR: Broken by New Athlete

Marcus Scotney won the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race, setting the Course Record (CR) in the process.  The following is his reflections on passing the torch to Galen Reynolds after his record was broken by 10 minutes this year. Marcus running well on day 2 of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.  3 days later he completed the course in record time. “Galen ran an amazing race.  His domination from Day 1 was exciting to watch, he showed courage with great talent looking stronger and stronger as the race progressed down... Read More

Montane Athlete Marcus Scotney's Cappadocia Ultra blog 30/11/2018
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MARCUS SCOTNEY: CAPADOCCIA ULTRA SUCCESS

As I ascended the final big climb there was the distant rumble of thunder and dark menacing clouds signalled the arrival of thunderstorms. The rumbles of thunder became more frequent, and as I ran across the top of the exposed hill drops of rain began to fall, cooling me down. The storm appeared to be clinging to the hillside on the opposite side of the valley which I had been running over only a few hours ago.  More thunder.  Would I be caught in the storm? Abruptly the route of... Read More