After two weeks of training and examinations in Chamonix, Nuria Spades is ready to face the UTMB Friday.
The Mont Blanc Ultra Trail begins today August 30 to compete in a spectacular journey of 168 kilometers and 9600 meters of positive difference
"I'm ready to start the test. Physically and mentally I feel good and I hope that all this preparation serves me the day of the race. My main aim will be concentrated throughout the race and I felt comfortable going without thinking about the result. I know how to manage the strength to finish, regardless of whether there is finally the podium. " – Nuria declared Spades.
The athlete Nuria Spades has spent the last two weeks in Chamonix in the French Alps, where he prepared his participation in the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) on Friday. In recent days the athlete has the opportunity to finalize the details and the rest will be before the big goal of the season.
Nuria is satisfied to have spent the last two weeks in the region: "I went well because I used to study the route and make it my own, to make me feel at home. It was very interesting to explore the route, especially the section that will at night, because I could see the points that I consider well the times of step "
The Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc is one of the legendary racing circuit trail running. With a distance of 168 kilometers and 9600 meters of ascent, the race takes place in spectacular landscapes around Mont Blanc. For Nuria Spades, along with the Wind Horses, the test that looks more enthusiasm.
It is the first time that the athlete runner, and as explained, the faces with great enthusiasm: "I feel much respect for UTMB, but also very excited. I'm here to learn, and I'm convinced it will be a great experience. Physically I feel very good, looking forward. Many people came to cheer me and that helps me a lot ". It states get no idea in mind about the outcome of the race: "I have not raised a fixed target, I just want to enjoy the race, the environment and the people. I could be very concentrated throughout the race and I felt comfortable going without thinking about the result. I know how to manage the strength to finish, regardless of whether there is finally the podium. "
The Catalan is clear what are the obstacles that must be overcome in order to perform at their best: "The most important will be the pace. I know my body will feel like running, but I have to be smart to reserve forces because it is a very long race. In terms of food I'll also be cautious and try to eat every hour in order to meet the energy I miss the end. This hopefully allows me to be ready to face the obstacles, I know that they will at one time or another "
Source: Team press Nuria Picas
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