Listen/Watch the first episode of our new racer/runner profiles for the upcoming Hurricane Hundred K Trail Run.
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The Hurricane Hundred K is a 100k trail race/run in Hurricane, West Virginia. It's the first race of its kind in West Virginia and will take place in September 2022. The race is hosted by Meeks Mountain Trials and the Meeks Mountain Trail Alliance. In this mini-series, we talk to a variety of runners who plan to run the 100k in September. Our first profile is with HollyAnn Swann.
HollyAnn Swann is an Ultrarunner originally from Blountsville, AL, and makes her home currently in Huntington, WV.
HollyAnn ran Cross Country at Auburn University at Montgomery for 4 years and then 1 year at Marshall University in both indoor and outdoor track and field. HollyAnn is the current record holder of all distances at Auburn Montgomery and Marshall University Track and Field record holder at the 5k, 10k, and distance medley relay distances. HollyAnn was the 2021 Women’s Champion at WV’s Rim to River 100 miler in a smoking fast 19:00:37 where she was 4th overall and was an 1:40 ahead of the next closest lady in the field. PLUS, she is the inaugural Cabin Fever 50k women’s champ in 4:17 and was the 7th place overall finish in a very competitive field.
HollyAnn is sponsored by Trails Collective Elite, Rabbit Running, Nuun Hydration, and Coros Global Explorer Team.
The Hurricane Hundred is presented by Little Caesars and the City of Hurricane, WV.
3880 contact: Jason Hager
Guest host: Matt Young