“Mike McCormack” | August 3, 2017
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Mike McCormack, the man of Breck Epic, comes on with Mark to give you the low down on the race. They discuss the evolution of the race as it enters it 9th year of racing, some of the mistakes and setbacks, and how the race has grown over time. Mike discusses how the first year the day he wrote his merchandise check is the day the global economy tanked, and how they have worked to overcome this in the following years. This year they mix things up by comping entry for some really amazing athletes to elevate the race to another level of competition and camaraderie, by letting the everyday Jack and Jill rub elbows with the most elite athletes of the sport of mountain biking. Mike discusses their decision to work with USAC for 2017 and what that means for the Breck Epic. Also, they talk through what amenities are offered from the race Breck Epic, and how Mike is continuously learning to make the race better.
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