Women Take Down Course Record in ’24HoP’ Tuscon Trail Race

What does it take to set a new course record at the ‘Burning Man of cycling’? In this episode of ‘Frontiers,’ four women show what it takes to get it done.

Best friends and competitive cyclists Amity Rockwell, Lauren Cantwell, Maude Farell, and Caroline Dezendorf decided to start their 2022 season chasing a course record at the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo (24HoP) Trail Race in Tucson, Ariz.

Fueled by friendship (and a million tortillas), the four riders set their sights on completing 21 full laps at the timed race — an effort that would best the old record of 20 laps in 24 hours.

As they trade laps through the heat of the Tuscon afternoon and into the night in the relay-style race, Wahoo chronicles their journey en route to breaking the record.

A celebration of grit, determination, and good times with friends, this short film is a reminder that racing is about more than just competition.

Runtime: 11 minutes

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Kristen Arendt

Kristen Arendt is a creative writer and lover of the great outdoors. A long-time competitive runner on both the roads and track, she's branched out into vehicle-assisted adventure, trail running, and backpacking. When she’s not playing with words or planning her next adventure, she’s most likely exploring a trail in the mountains of her home state of Colorado.

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