Sandes pulls out of Leadville race

2013-08-20 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Despite being in the lead group of the 2013 Leadville 100 Mile trail race for the first 50 miles (80 kilometres), SA running superstar Ryan Sandes had to pull out of the race due to physical issues.

“I am super disappointed to have had to pull out of Leadville and always prided myself in never having DNF’d [did not finish] a race,” explained Sandes. “This year, I have had two DNFs in a row, a huge blow to my confidence, but I am focused and looking forward and getting back on track again.”

Sandes will advise when he returns to South Africa what his

racing schedule will

be for the remainder of 2013.

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