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WATCH: Arizona path runner drops diss observe on UTMB and Ironman

WATCH: Arizona path runner drops diss observe on UTMB and Ironman


Final month, a few of the path neighborhood was outraged when Ironman and UTMB introduced their first Canadian race in Whistler, solely months after Canada’s Gary Robbins pulled his Alpine Meadows occasion out of city. If there wasn’t sufficient beef earlier than, it’s formally Grade-Eh! Beef, as Arizona-based path runner and content material creator Ruairi Moynihan, dropped a viral diss observe towards UTMB and Ironman on Instagram.

Moynihan’s diss observe, posted on the satiric path working account Path Gangst AZ, sides with Robbins and takes pictures at Ironman’s calf tattoos, large races that cost excessive registration charges, and even Taylor Swift.

UTMB instructed Canadian Working that they didn’t got down to compete with Robbins or upset the North American path working neighborhood. Nonetheless, Robbins got here out and mentioned the announcement of the brand new race blindsided him.

Exterior of the Drake of path working (Moynihan), Robbins has acquired lots of help from many large names within the path working neighborhood, with even 2023 UTMB champion Jim Walmsley commenting on the scenario, saying, “So what can we race subsequent yr then?” and Barkley Marathons finisher John Kelly saying, “I understand how a lot Gary put into WAM. I wish to expertise UTMB, however I’ll by no means run a UTMB race.”

John Maxwell, WAM 2022 100 mile winner
WAM race director Gary Robbins and 2022 100-mile champion John Maxwell. Picture: WAM

Moynihan’s diss observe additionally pays homage to a couple different races that Robbins holds within the B.C. space, together with his well-known Squamish 50, held yearly in mid-August.

Moreover Moynihan’s capability to freestyle, he’s a former NCAA observe and area runner and 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier. He at the moment works as an internet coach for Runners Join and can be a substitute trainer in Arizona, however who is aware of, he might have a rapping profession forward of him after dropping this fireplace.



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