Lot. Long distance race: Pierre Mitev on the podium of the 24 Hours of Albi

Pierre Mitev (number 36), this Lotois who hasn't finished surprising us...
Pierre Mitev (number 36), this Lotois who hasn’t finished surprising us… (©DR)

the corridor of the AC-Gigouzac/Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air traveled 184,692 km during the 9e edition of the 24 hours of races organized on October 22 and 23 around the track of the Albigens stadium.

This mark allows Pierre Mitev to take a good 6th place in the general classification, as well as the victory in the M6 ​​category for the over 65s.

In the field of extreme endurance, fitness is obviously essential. As you practice, you discover skills to explore and develop. Although the mind is also decisive, the race is part of the duration, in the day to day. It’s a lifestyle choice ; Practice is essential long before performance, which becomes more of a consequence than a goal. Facing other runners, and especially thanks to the material organization of the race conditions most favorable to the result, the competition is invited as an indicator of our personal progress. Knowing that there are also days with and days without. Human nature in all its splendor ! »

A specialist in long non-stop races, i.e. a complete online or loop time trial as on the Albi track, Pierre Mitev illustrates his passion for exploration and self-knowledge with great longevity during competitions that bring together runners of all ages. and all levels.

His Albigensian podium for 24 hours non-stop closes a 2022 season that began with the one won at the beginning of April during the French 100 km championships in Belvès (3rd M6 at 10.30am).

Two beacons of a beautiful green in the path of the land navigator…

Weekend results

Eleven athletes from AC-Gigouzac/Saint-Germain-du-Bel-Air took part in the road race from “La Châtaigneraie” to Cardaillac (10 km). Paul Le Lay 47’04 1st M4, Frédéric Dudon 47’11 1st M1, Sandrine Salcet 55’24, Jean-Marie Guilmin 56″, Claude Chazarein 58’06, Michel Certhoux 1h 08, Josy Soulié 1h 25, François Soulié 2, Elyane Renaudin 1h36 1st M9, Didier Bessounie 1h36, Laurent Barrau 1h45.

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