100 Mile rider Kat Bulk shares her event experience...
I haven’t been this nervous before a race for a long time. I care about it a lot. I've trained hard. I love to ride my bike, but something about riding it well, in a ridiculous race distance, REALLY matters to me. I wonder if I can do it. The gnawing doubt and the gaping chasm of the great unknown thrills me and terrifies me by turn.
Rotorua, October 24th 2023: Over 3,000 riders, 4,500 spectators, and 200 volunteers came together in Rotorua’s Whakarewarewa Forest over Labour weekend (October 20-22) for the Southern Hemisphere’s largest mountain biking event – the Isuzu Utes Whaka 100 MTB Marathon.
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