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The Optimistic Runner

An interview with ultra-runner Kami Semick; by Marion Ang

An explorer, trail seeker and mother of one – elite ultra runner Kami reveals her training tips and experiences when preparing for a 100K marathon.

A bubbly Kami during the interview

Reaching the midway mark, fatigue starts kicking in – taking another step is heavy and painful. Breathing heavily and battling against mind games, ultra running proves to be a physically and mentally tough challenge to take on. For many, participating or completing a 100K race is simply an impossible dream. However, for Kami Semick, 46, who has been an ultra runner since 2005, her trick to completing a 100K race is regular training, proper recovery and self-motivation.

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