Ryan Sandes wins the 2017 Western States 100miler


The Western States Endurance Run, known commonly as the Western States 100, A gruelling 161 km ultramarathon that takes place on trails in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. This tests your trail running ability as well as your navigation. The winner also focuses on keeping his or her hydration time and “pit stops” to a minimum.

The Western States 100 mile Endurance Run is known as the ‘original 100 miler.’ Ryan who came 2nd last year this time took first place in 16hours 18min.

A huge well done to Ryan from everyone at Modern Athlete. The red bull athlete was seen crossing the line with a live feed courtesy of www.irunfar.com.

Camille Herron who won this years Comrades Marathon is also featuring in the race and is a favorite to win.