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Jim Walmsley Interview

Jim Walmsley Interview

Jim Walmsley Interview
Jim Walmsley joined us right before Lake Sonoma 50 last year and we were impressed with his talent, attitude, and low key outlook on the ultra scene.   He finished fifth in the hyper-competitive field, and since then, has won every single trail race he's entered, despite living in Flagstaff, going through some dark emotional times and getting into a bike accident.
Jim is back for a full interview this time to talk about his mind blowing run at Bandera 100k, where he beat 8 hours...something Dave Laney, Tim Olson, and Sage Canaday weren't able to do.  You'll have to hear him tell the story about what happens when you're running so fast they don't have the finishing arch set up yet!  He also surprises us with the news that he's in better shape than last year (when he won JFK) and when he came in a close 3rd to Rob Krar at Red Hot Moab (which he won this year.)
We hear about his training, the trail scene in Flagstaff, and how he'll strategize racing Zach Miller in a