The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet- Huff Post

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The majority of us will never end up on an Olympic podium or win the Boston marathon, however, this doesn’t stop people from wanting to compete, and participation in endurance sports has blown up globally in the last 20 years. Amateur athletes compete for the joy of the experience, the sense of accomplishment, and the rush of adrenaline and excitement that comes with race day. There are many, hidden within the amateur ranks though, who do train like the pros, and on a perfect day, just might have a shot at the podium in some major amateur events. For those athletes who are not pro, but wouldn’t turn down a green backs for racing well, here are eight of the richest endurance races that can still be won by a non-card carrying pro athlete! read more

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I am a father, husband, executive and athlete. I am passionate about each one of these aspects in my life and am constantly looking for ways to be better in each of these roles. I am truly dedicated to pushing the limits of human existance and to see what I can and can't do!! This is how you truly find out who you are. Professionally I am a Managing Director with ZRG Partners, www.zrgpartners.com a Global Executive Search firm and specialize in domestic and international search in Financial Services and Professional Services. I am also willing to help people who are a bit lost to find their direction in their career. Additionally I am a passionate about sport: Running, Cycling, Skiing, Endurance Sports, and Pushing the limits to see what I can and can't do. Additionally I run a group on Linked In "Executive Athletes" you should check it out. The pursuit of personal goals; I believe is more important than the pursuit of Professional goals. If you can't excel in your personal life you will never excel in your professional life. Train Hard, Live Fast, Make Money!! Ken
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