Western States 100…. Why is this race so POPULAR?

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Don Freeman

Why does Western States 100 attract nearly 2,000 qualified runners to the December 10th lottery?

Does WS offer the best course or perhaps is was just the first?   Time for the Nation to weigh in on this topic!

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  • States is so popular because of the very thing that people get so frustrated with; it’s exclusiveness. The analogy between WS and Boston are as old as the hills, but it truly is similar. Getting to wear a bib on race day is the result of hard work and a fair degree of pure luck. I hope to race States some day, and the lure of it lies in the fact that I know getting into the race will be anything but easy.

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