I too am looking forward to following everyone's progress in this race. Workplace productivity nosedived last January as I was glued to the trackers. I was in awe of everyone - and Pavel absolutely stormed it.
I hope to do it one day - it's on my bucket list for sure.
I withdrew from this yesterday. It was playing second fiddle to my main goal for next year, which is UTLD 100 in July. The more I've been building in ultras as training runs leading up to it, the more I've realised that any training for Lanza would suffer.
At first I was happy to try and wing it in Lanza and treat it as a nice day out, but I'm now coming to the conclusion that I'd be unhappy with myself if I didn't do it justice. Plus, it's a long way to go just for a half-hearted attempt at something.
Anyway, for those of you that haven't done it before, you will love it! Hope you all have a great race, and it goes without saying that you should try not to be shit etc....