Anna's epic run not without mishaps...

Posted in Dishing the Dirt by Matt Ward on Sun 06 Dec '09


Anna Frost

Frosty’s Everest run was a race to remember in more ways than one, as the Kiwi overcame a twisted ankle and a stray Yak dumping her on her backside, on her way to smashing the record at the 13th edition of this historic race.

Anna and Gil (Matt Gilbert) will now make their way from Namache to Lukla, a mighty long walk after 42 hard kilometres. Anna’s early report is brief, but gives us some insight into what it takes to win at the world’s highest mountain running race…

well my ankle is bluey pink and fat from turning it at 8km, i didnt sleep a wink due to my altitude dry (and green) cough and snotty nose, not to mention my over dose of sugar and caffine from the day before and i am a little stiff not only from the 42km 1000m climbing and 2000m decending but also from where the yak butted me to the ground at the 2km to go marker.

but i am feeling amazing. i am really happy with my race and so happy to have the new record and to be the first woman across the line. 6th over all behind 5 nepalese men…

A report with full results is now online over at SleepMonsters

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  1. gripmaster Dec 6, 09:48 AM

    Go Frosty! Go! Bravo and congratulations! How that funny, nice always smiling girl I first met at the Salomon Training week at Mont Ventoux this week can be such a tough cookie, I will never grasp! After blasting everyone on the Ventoux, she now demoralizes the sherpas…. keep on running, Frosty!

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