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QECP Trail Collective Enduro – 27 July 2014

Dandy jump at the QECP Enduro

Photo by Alex Holden Photography

How do the guys at QECP do it? How do they run such a perfect race, I mean?

I’m not talking about the course, though the four stages were fast, flowy, and fun. I’m not talking about the organisation, though that worked very well, too. I’m talking about the hotline to the weather gods that ensured we had rain on Friday to dampen down all the dust, then a baking hot Saturday to firm the course back up again ready for Sunday’s race.

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